Undergraduate Student Spotlights

Alicia Kim

Media, Culture, and Communication

What I do to de-stress:
I walk with my friends to Central Park and enjoy the nature you tend to lose from living in New York City. I also try new places to eat that are considered "Clean Plates" (organic, local, fair-trade, free-range.)
I would like to be remembered for my:
impact on how students interact with the "Food for Thought" theme.
My favorite course at NYU:
Global Visual Culture
Community service activity I'm most proud of:
CookShop Program
After I graduate, I:
will hopefully be working at Food Network. (That is where I intern now!)
Why I chose this program at NYU Steinhardt:
I chose NYU Steinhardt for all the amazing internship opportunities available in my major. You can not find the same internships anywhere else.
A book from class I would never sell back:
Corporate Social Responsibility by Philip Koteler and Nancy Lee
My inspiration:
My inspiration are the local farmers that come to the Union Square Green Market 4 times a week.
My favorite place to study around NYU:
My favorite place to study around NYU is Think Coffee on 12th Street and Broadway.
If I took a year off from my current life, I would:
I would travel to third world countries and help with their agriculture industry.
Prized possession:
The professor who influenced me the most:
Aurora Wallace

Background Information

Where you grew up:
Cupertino, CA
Honors, Awards, and Achievements:
Dean's List, Dean's Research Travel Colloquium - Istanbul, Turkey, National Residence Hall Honorary Hall Council Member of the Month, Food for Thought Resident Assistant, Food Network Ad Sales Marketing Intern, Steinhardt Undergraduate Student Government Advertising Chair/Webmaster