Earlier this year, we asked winners of the Berkeley, Chancellor’s and a few other fellowship programs to submit short videos about why they chose Berkeley for graduate study. See what they had to say.

First Place: Aileen Suzara

Aileen is pursuing a graduate degree in Public Health (M.P.H.), and is the recipient of the Graduate Opportunity Fellowship, funded by the Kaiser Medical Science Fellowship Fund.

Second Place: Sarah McClure

Sarah is a student at the Graduate School of Journalism (M.J.), and is the recipient of the Graduate Opportunity Fellowship, funded by the Rosemary Derrough Seal Endowment for Graduate Students in Journalism.

Third Place: Sofie Ramos

Sofie is an MFA Student in the Department of Art Practice and is the recipient of the Graduate Opportunity Fellowship.


Categories: February 2014, Honors and Awards, Student & Alumni Profiles
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About Namrata Das

Namrata Das is a senior undergrad at Berkeley studying Computer Science in the College of Letters & Science. Along with her classes, she is part of the Indian Student Association council, where she organizes major cultural events throughout the year. When she isn't busy with her classes and clubs, she works with the Graduate Division's Communications & Events team as a Web Assistant. In her free time, Namrata loves to dance and draw, as those were her two passions growing up and continues to pursue them whenever opportunities arise.