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Class of 2018: Ying Yan

May 14, 2018
Ying Yan

Post-graduation plans: Ying will be starting a Ph.D. in physics at Harvard.

Majors: Physics, History of Art, and Mathematics

Ying on her Bryn Mawr experience: "For the past four years, Bryn Mawr has been the home where I know I am cared for and my interest matters. I am sad to say goodbye but my experience here has given me the courage to pursue what my curiosity leads me to and to embrace the challenges in life."

Key Bryn Mawr experiences:

  • Physics research at nanomaterials and spintronics lab
  • Study abroad at Oxford, UK
  • Drinking a lot of tea

Hometown:  Langfang, China

Members of the Class of 2018, we want to know what you've got planned for life after Bryn Mawr! Drop us a note at You can include a photo of yourself or let us know if you'd like to have a photo taken. We'll be sharing selected profiles on the College's website and social media channels in the weeks leading up to Commencement.

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