Campus Celebrity: Yilun Zhuang, '20


Yilun Zhuang




Hangzhou, China

Prospective Major(s):    

Art History

Activities on Campus:

Student representative of Art & Art History Department

Go-To Starbucks Order:

Java Chip Frappuccino

Favorite Color:

Coral red

Favorite Book:

The Waves by Virginia Woolf

Favorite Movie:

Farewell My Concubine directed by Kaige Chen


Read, go to art museums, cook

Career Goals:

Art museum curator

Plan for This Summer:

I am applying for an internship in art museums in major cities along the East coast. I am particularly interested in curatorial works related to Eastern Asian art.

Travel Plans:

I plan to travel with my friends in California and maybe to Yellowstone National Park.

Describe your perfect day in Williamsburg:

A perfect day for me would be more relaxing than exciting. I will stroll down the DoG street with my friends before having lunch in my favorite restaurant. In the afternoon, I would do some readings with a cup of Earl Grey tea. I would watch movie with friends at night.

Favorite Restaurant in the ‘Burg:

Hound’s Tale; Peter Chang

Your tips for newcomers to William and Mary:

Take care of both your physical and mental health. Reach out to the abundant resources this college has to offer. Make friends and have fun!

What is your favorite thing about William and Mary?

The campus is gorgeous in autumn. I would miss the scenery when I leave.

If you were President of the College for a day, what would you do?

I would open a public forum for professors, faculty, and students to share their opinions and suggestions about the college.


Photo provided by Yilun Zhuang