David Spiciarich is a graduate student in Chemistry at UC Berkeley and also a “Lindau Fellow.” He was nominated in 2012 to represent the US at the annual meeting of Nobel Laureates in Lindau, Germany, along with a selected group of graduate students.

Spiciarich spent a week interacting with Nobel Laureates from his field, an experience he defines as unique and “very exciting.” “Being a student at UC Berkeley I felt very competitive for an opportunity like this,” he said. “There are really cool opportunities out there. You simply have to look for them and apply for them.”

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About Débora Silva

Débora Silva, a Brazilian journalist started her career at a television station in São Paulo, Brazil after graduating with a degree in Journalism. For four years, she worked as a reporter and producer for Extensao.Doc, a documentary news program about social and political issues. There she interviewed a wide range of people, including then president, Lula da Silva. In 2009, Débora moved to California to pursue a career as an international correspondent. She graduated with a Master’s Degree from the Graduate School of Journalism at UC Berkeley with emphasis in television in May 2014.