5/04/2015 Peter Durantine

Senior Spotlight: Hanyu 'Peter' Sun

As they prepare for their May 9 Commencement Ceremony, Franklin & Marshall seniors look back at their four years on campus — and what's next.

Major: Chemistry with a minor in Applied Mathematics

Hometown: Hangzhou, China

Activities at F&M: Phi Kappa Psi, president of Quidditch Club, Intramural Basketball

What was your most memorable moment or time at F&M? 

Pledging Phi Psi, you get to know a lot of people. Doing research in chemistry, working on solvents, and independent study in math were all great moments. And I worked with statistics, predicting fantasy NBA scores. 

What did you enjoy most about the College?

Great professors, great people and a curriculum that is challenging and rigorous. My professors supported my research and independent study ideas. Also, the culture here is so accepting. Coming from another country there's no problem fitting in. The community is very inclusive.  

What are your plans for after graduation?

I'm taking a gap year, spending it at home, and then returning to the United States to pursue my doctorate in chemistry. I'm not sure what college I want to attend, but I'm looking at schools in bigger cities such as Boston and New York.

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