Nan Zhu is a junior at the University of Rochester, class of 2012, double majoring in Molecular Genetics and Studio Arts with a minor in Spanish. She escaped her hometown of Farmington, Connecticut to pursue a combined program in medicine at UR, but balances out textbooks with canvases and study sessions with studio time. She works as a Resident Advisor for a freshmen hall that always keeps her on her toes, Head Studio Assistant at the art center on campus, and a Teaching Assistant for the Biology Department. During those rare moments of free time, you'll find her laughing at any and all corny jokes, experimenting in the kitchen, and spontaneously brainstorming new art projects. Next on Nan's list of life goals are learning how to surf and traveling to Italy and Spain.