Irwin Qi: Student Spotlight

Irwin Qi: Student Spotlight

Tuesday, September 3, 2019 - 5:00pm
Irwin Qi: Student Spotlight
Irwin Qi: Student Spotlight

Irwin Qi Student Profile

Freshman: Senior
Major(s) : Major(s)
Minor(s) : Major: ADPR. Minor: Digital Humanities
Expected Graduation Year : May 2020
Twitter handle : N/A
Instagram handle : irwinchyi
Why did you choose to come to Nebraska and specifically the College of Journalism? : I was major in New Media Study and I am highly interested in this field. CoJMC offer Advertising major is one of the closest major to media study.
Who at Nebraska has helped you be successful? Is there a professor who has made a big impact on your education? : Adam Wagler, I enjoyed his Interactive design class. I will work with him this semester for the UCARE program, UX Design in VR/AR
What classes are you taking this year? Any you're most excited for? : I am talking class for my minors mostly. I am excited for advance advance digital humanities.
Describe your current job/internship. Are there any other internships you've had throughout your time at CoJMC? : This past Summer, Video Production Intern at Bailey Lauerman.
Have you studied abroad—where, when, favorite city and memory? : I am from Xi'an China, Being here is already study abroad.
Are there any organizations you're involved in on or off campus? Any other hobbies? : N/A
Throw out a fun (maybe quirky) fact about you. : I am biology nerd and my cat named Guanine.
Are you working on any special projects?: UCARE Project, UX/UI Design in VR/AR
Do you have any post graduation plans? If not don't stress—what would you like to do? : Keep work for advertising agency as motion graphic designer.
When you were little, what did you want to be when you grew up? : Programmer.
What has been your favorite class at CoJMC? What about one outside of CoJMC? : ADPR458 Interactive Media Design
ENGL 472 Digital Humanities Practicum
Fill in the blank: "The best thing about being a Husker is ___________________." : being part of amazing communities
Advice for a new CoJMC student? : Make full use of resources on campus