Taken outside of Fieldwork brewery in Berkeley, happy Beer Week bay area!
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Streets Ahead | Fieldwork Brewing | Berkeley, CA
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Fieldwork in Berkeley
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A perfect view for Murkley in Berkeley (Pure Brewing x Fieldwork) imgur.com/a/EHBrFqg
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Oakland/Berkeley has really exploded with small breweries lately... Rose’s, Hoi Polloi, Wood’s, Fieldwork, Old Kan, Federation, Rare Barrel, etc... 2 more in the last 10 days... Ghost Town and Original Pattern (pictured). Stoked for East Bay Beer.
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Fieldwork Brewing Company:Finer Things Can Release 4/20 at 4:20 pm in Berkeley, Napa & Sacramento instagram.com/p/BS_pQDThE…
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Batch #1 Double IPA: Fieldwork Brewing company. Berkeley, CA
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Fieldwork Brewing - Becky the duck

Hey there,

Recently visited Fieldwork (Berkeley edition) and fell in love with β€œBecky the Duck.” I cant find this beer on tap, or in store so I’m going a bit crave heavy.

https://fieldworkbrewing.com/our-beer/becky-the-duck/

If you’ve had this beer, or know a comparable beer I’d love to try out your recipe. I’ve brewed before, and brew a couple times a year. I must have this beer.

Thank you

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Dog Friendly Restaraunts?

I am one of the many who got a COVID puppy who has some issues with seperation anxiety, so my girlfriend and I are looking for places we can go to dinner or drinks and she can come.

Favorites have obviously been any/all breweries. Arthur Macs has a cute patio, so does Drakes. Jupiter in Berkeley is also lovely for this purpose.

Any thoughts/suggestions?

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πŸ“…︎ Sep 15 2021
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The Abolition of Work - Bob Black 1985

For those who have just entered this sub, or for those who, like me, have been here for a while yet still have very many questions about antiwork principles and antiwork potentials & futures, here is a very cool essay I have been meaning to read. Watching this sub expand has inspired me to finally do it! While I don't necessarily agree with everything he says, I find it all very interesting! I hope we can all continue to embody the dreams that Black outlines below.

I have to cut out parts to meet the character limit, but the link to the full essay is at the bottom. I will highlight in bold my favorite sections in lieu of a TL;DR. I'm also gonna define a couple obscure words that I had to look up. It'll still be quite long though. Don't be intimidated! Feel free to poke around, start and stop, and read as much as you like. I struggle to absorb theory, but this is written fairly plainly. I'm trying not to be as intimidated by stuff like this! It's our duty as dreamers to learn.

No one should ever work.

Work is the source of nearly all the misery in the world. Almost any evil you’d care to name comes from working or from living in a world designed for work. In order to stop suffering, we have to stop working.

That doesn’t mean we have to stop doing things. It does mean creating a new way of life based on play; in other words, a ludic conviviality, commensality, and maybe even art. There is more to play than child’s play, as worthy as that is. I call for a collective adventure in generalized joy and freely interdependent exuberance. Play isn’t passive. Doubtless we all need a lot more time for sheer sloth and slack than we ever enjoy now, regardless of income or occupation, but once recovered from employment-induced exhaustion nearly all of us want to act. Oblomovism and Stakhanovism are two sides of the same debased coin.

{Ludic behavior is spontaneous and often aimless playfulness. Oblomovism is like the desire to chill on your front porch all day and never contribute to society. Stakhanovism is like the pride you take in working so hard, you create a surplus.}

The ludic life is totally incompatible with existing reality. So much the worse for β€œreality,” the gravity hole that sucks the vitality from the little in life that still distinguishes it from mere survival. Curiously β€” or maybe not β€” **all the old ideologies are conservative because they believe in work. Some of them, like Marxism and most brands of anarchism,

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Must do items for Bay Area residents?

I’ve grown up in the Bay Area my entire life. Started in the North Bay, then the South Bay, and now in the East Bay. However, I feel like I haven’t done a lot of the β€œtypical” Bay Area resident stuff because my husband and I are such homebodies. What are some must do things one must do to get the most out of living in this expensive area and make it feel worth it?

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[USA--ID/CO/UT/NV/AZ] Help collect aspen roots for drought research (honorarium + shipping available)

Repost: https://benjaminblonder.org/2021/09/29/seeking-your-help-collecting-roots-this-autumn/

The Blonder Lab needs field help! Our lab is starting up a project investigating the genetic basis of drought mortality in quaking aspen. We are going to be growing aspen genotypes in a greenhouse, and measuring their ecophysiological properties before and after experimental drought. As a foundation for the work, we are collecting root samples for propagation from throughout the west.

Locations include:
– central/northern Idaho
– northern, western, and southwestern Colorado
– central and southern Utah
– northern Nevada
– eastern Arizona

Do you have anyone who might be interested in collecting in any of these locations? Collections would likely take place in October or November – between autumn foliage and ground freezing, approximately. We can be flexible on timing. We are looking either for people who might want to work alone (all sites are next to roads) or meet up with our team to work together. We are looking for anyone who would be responsible and safe working in the forest – knowledge of aspen ecology is not necessary. Work involves locating trees with GPS, then digging up roots with hand tools, then shipping extracted roots to us via overnight FedEx (we pay shipping).

We could offer in return $30/day + fuel costs as a small honorarium, plus acknowledgment in the manuscript arising from the work.

Please get in touch with me ([email protected]) if you are interested. Feel free to forward to your networks. The fieldwork is beautiful and a lot of fun.

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Breweries for sour Ales?

Does anyone know some good breweries that have some good sour ales near San Jose? Been wanting to try new sours.

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I don't agree with cancelling Kroeber.

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Both the email from the Chancellor and the Berkeley News article that she linked to go into great depth about how Kroeber was not only a pioneering academic and incredibly important to Berkeley, but also responsible for the preservation of native culture and an advocate against racism of the time.The email from the Chancellor notes that "Kroeber is harshly judged for the role he played in the collection of the remains of Native American ancestors," yet the news article counters that "to Kroeber, 'artifacts were secondary to linguistic notes and texts (folklore),' wrote Jacknis, adding that an examination of Kroeber’s fieldwork revealed that he spent relatively little time collecting," and indeed "Kroeber actually curbed the UC’s major emphasis on California archaeology." (This is all taking for granted that archaeology is inherently sinful, which I am not personally convinced on.)

Ultimately, in both the email and the news article, each of which is advocating for un-naming, the bulk of the concrete details are consumed by singing the praises of Kroeber. ("pioneer of American anthropology"; "opposed theories of unilinear evolutionism, which were fundamentally racist"; " his recordings of Ishi, which have become the only sound recordings of the extinct Yahi language [...] became the foundation for the Breath of Life workshops [...] attended by Native scholars wishing to learn their ancestral, and often endangered, languages.") I don't think that cancelling one of Berkeley's most prestigious academics is warranted without a very good reason, and the only reasons given are that an unspecified "some of" Kroeber’s views and writings β€œclearly stand in opposition to our university’s [also unspecified] values of inclusion and our belief in promoting diversity and excellence.” Several Native American students are cited as supporting the un-naming, but none of them actually have anything to say about Kroeber specificallyβ€”they just seem to like the idea of the un-naming as sending some kind of message of inclusion.

While it is of course always nice to send messages of inclusion, no one yet has explained to me how Kroeber was anything but a net positive for the understanding and preservation of native Californian culture, and a giant in his field. If distancing our campus from him sends some kind of positive message, I propose we remove all names from all of our buildings, colleges, and institutions and follow the freshman dorm naming sc

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[USA--CA] Herbarium collections manager (review begins 7 July, open until filled, degree preferred, experience working at an institute of higher ed required, familiarity with herbaria preferred)

Museum Scientist (9723C) - #20081
Job ID 20081

The mission of the University Herbarium is to understand the systematics, ecology, and evolution of all groups traditionally considered plants on a worldwide basis. Established in 1895 around a core of preserved plant specimens that were collected by William Brewer on the California Geological Survey of 1860 to 1864, the University Herbarium includes 2,100,000 specimens from land plants, algae, lichens, and fungi.

With an extensive cryptogamic library and newly endowed Center for Phycological Documentation, maintenance, and care of the books and exsiccatae represent an additional aspect of the mission of the Herbarium.

The collections are a tool for basic research in systematics, ecology, phytogeography, and evolution. They are actively used in teaching, and are a resource for anatomical and biochemical investigations, and for identification of paleobotanical specimens. They provide population localities for studies ranging from biological control to rare plants.

Responsibilities

Curation and Transactions:

  • Oversees basic curation of different collection types including vascular plants, bryophytes. lichens, algae and fungi. This includes mounting, label creation, and filing specimens.
  • Keeps up to date with changing nomenclature and taxonomies of major groups. Implements changes where possible to be reflected in filing system.
  • Keeps abreast of current museum methodologies by reading publications, attending conferences and monitoring internet list servers.
  • Assist and evaluates loan requests, including processing exchanges and gifts. Interacts with herbaria worldwide for request of specimens used for scientific research.
  • Assists visiting scientists, consultants, graduate students and affiliated researchers with access to collections and research materials.
  • Provides herbaria orientation for scientists and students using the herbaria with identification, particularly in areas of specialization (Californian flora, bryophytes, plant conservation).
  • Responds to plant identification requests from general public, consultants and researchers.
  • Recruits, trains and supervises volunteers in herbarium techniques and practice.
  • Maintain cooperative relations with other Berkeley Natural History Museums and institutions worldwide.
  • Assists with public displays including design and implementation of themed botanical exhibits.
  • Assists with report preparation including collection statistics
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Preparing for the job search for EnviSci undergraduates

There was a post a week ago asking for help/suggestion from previous environmental science graduates. I am sorry for the late reply as I am not normally active on Reddit :( There are only <20-30 envisci graduates every year so you are not going to reach out to many of them Reddit unfortunately. I am creating this post to help with envisci undergrads who need advice and use this post as a discussion thread to answer any of their questions. Mods, if this is in violation of any rules, I apologize.

FYI: I recently graduated and have conducted research within the department for 2+ years

Environmental science basic/entry-level jobs/internships generally require research experience, GIS software, coding, and use of Microsoft Office.

  1. Research experience - cold email Professors in the https://envisci.ucr.edu/faculty and ask about research opportunities. The envisci faculty is extremely welcoming to undergraduate researchers compared to other departments on campus. Even though you won't be working in the lab (obviously due to covid), there is still a potential of working in research remotely. If you are graduating this Spring ( <6 months of research), it is still beneficial because you learn how their lab operates, what research they are currently doing, how your research contributes to theirs, build connections with the lab members, and have the potential to obtain a good letter of rec.
  2. GIS software - take ENSC175* taught by Dr. Ajami THIS QUARTER, you'll dive into how ArcMap/ArcPro is used by environmental scientists for spatial analysis and remote sensing. Super helpful and better than self-teaching it.
  3. Coding - take ENSC110* taught by King Fi Li THIS QUARTER. The last time I was talking to Dr. Li, he was thinking about switching from MatLab to R Studio. Either program/code you learn will be fine in meeting the job requirements.
  4. Microsoft Office - Google Docs/Sheets/Slides is fine but switch to Microsoft Word/Excel/Powerpoint if you aren't familiar with them. These are basic tools you should have learned from your group presentations in ENSC001/002/100/101/102.
    *****Both of these classes are only taught winter quarter.

It's going to be hard finding a job right now due to the pandemic for envisci major as most employment opportunities are hands-on/require fieldwork. Don't be disappointed that you can't find employment right away! It's natural for college students, especially w

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Non-literary PhD Critical Theory programs

Hi all,

I'm an undergraduate currently studying English, and I am engaged with a couple mentored research projects that engage in critical theory and visual studies. My coursework has been theory-heavy, and the papers that I have produced have teetered the line between CompLit and theoretical social analysis (my school's English department has a large emphasis on the theory concentration so this is usually permissible even in literature-based courses). I'm specifically interested in social movements, Marxism, and the Frankfurt School.

I'm interested in pursuing a PhD in a field that directly engages critical theory in the broad sense of the term. So far, I'm aware of the big players in English (many programs), Literature (namely Duke), CompLit (UChicago, etc), but I am dissuaded by the fact that a lot of these programs have an ultimate bedrock focus on literary analysis, which is something that I am not interested in doing at the graduate level. I've noticed that Duke Literature has some recent dissertations that certainly push this foundation to its limits, as well as a couple that are unrooted from literary analysis completely. I feel like this department would be a good match for me, but it is obviously insanely competitive.

My question, then, is what other programs allow (and preferably are designed for) this sort of interdisciplinary research? I'm not interested in Sociology (in the sense of empirical fieldwork), which is a field that I realize might satisfy some of my interests. I also feel that I probably wouldn't be competitive in anthropology programs given that I have no experience in the discipline.

I'm aware of Berkeley's Rhetoric program, which seems really cool, but it again has a lot of diss titles that depend on literary analysis; also, again, insanely competitive.

Any help is appreciated. Thanks in advance! :)

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[USA--CA] K-12 teacher sought for ecology summer experience (closes 16 May, $8k stipend, flexible dates)

Repost: https://benjaminblonder.org/2021/04/20/research-experience-in-ecology-for-k-12-teachers-summer-2021-8000-stipend-travel-costs-classroom-supplies/

The Macrosystems Ecology Laboratory at the University of California Berkeley is seeking a K-12 teacher to join our team in summer 2021 as part of an ecology project supported by the National Science Foundation. This Research Experience for Teachers (RET) would support lab and fieldwork based at the University of California, Berkeley, and at the University of California Botanical Garden (15 minute walk from Berkeley main campus), and would support 2021-2022 interactions between the teacher’s K-12 classroom and our research team.

Program dates
Dates are flexible based on teacher needs, and can span anywhere from mid May to late August 2021.

Location
Berkeley, CA

Compensation
The teacher will receive a $8000 stipend. Additionally, up to $2900 in travel and subsistence expenses will be reimbursed.Β  The teacher will also receive $500 after the conclusion of the summer research experience to purchase classroom materials and supplies for implementing lesson plans related to our research with their students.

How to apply
Fill out the web application at https://forms.gle/6dMKShXcdjMLa75Z8.

Application deadline
Sunday May 16, 2021 at 11:59PM (Pacific time zone). Late applications will be considered, but review will proceed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

Decision date for applicants
Friday May 21, 2021

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Best New England Style IPA's in California?

I just moved here from the Boston area and I'm not familiar with some of the California breweries and looking for recommendations of breweries that do New England style IPA's. I realize I'm spoiled by having had access to bissell brothers, treehouse, alchemist, etc. I live in Berkeley so I'm also looking for any craft beer stores here or nearby.

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P/NP Grading Options for Fall 2020 and Future Remote Courses

http://chng.it/Bf27MNpbbr (Note: This is not my petition. Credit to the original author.) I am calling for there to be a Pass/No Pass (PNP) grading option for the 2020 fall UC Santa Barbara quarter and all future quarters administrated remotely due to the pandemic. Fall 2020 should be PNP flexible--i.e. students should be able to choose between a PNP grade option, or a letter grade for all classes and major requirements.
Here are several justifications:

  1. Since spring 2020, the pandemic has grown to be widespread and trends indicate that cases will continue to rise. The governor has issued a state-wide curfew and stay at home order with 40 California counties in the purple-tier. The challenges faced by students in Spring warranted a flexible grading option. These challenges remain unchanged today, and have been amplified by ongoing financial, health, and mental hardship. Students in fall 2020 are still struggling to find spaces in their homes to work, dealing with financial and health crises, facing death of loved ones, and homeschooling their own children or siblings. Conditions have not changed since the spring quarter and current conditions require a P/NP grading accommodation.

  2. The degree to which a student is successful in a remotely administered course can no longer be adequately represented in a letter grade because the challenges posed by remote learning affect students disproportionately. Courses taught remotely are expected to maintain the same material and rigor as before campus displacement. Success in online classes is dependent on access to internet connection, a computer with a working webcam and microphone, and a study space. The degree to which professors are able to administer online courses successfully is similarly disproportionate and depends on the nature of the course. Successful remote administration is especially challenging for courses with a high degree of hands-on aspects such as labs, fieldwork, or collaborative requirements.

  3. A P/NP grading option protects minorities and low income students who are suffering from the widespread, disproportionate impacts of current crises. UCSB students are socioeconomically diverse with 35% of undergraduate students being pell grant eligible. For students reliant on financial grants for survival, a P/NP grading option is more than just an accommodation.

  4. UC Santa Barbara remains one of only two UC campuses who have not adopted flexible grading accommodations. UCSB needs to

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[USA--CA] Funded artist residency in ecology, botany, and network science (review begins 30 April, open until filled, PAID, open to international applicants)

Repost: https://benjaminblonder.org/join/call-to-artists-2021-2022/

Scope
The Blonder team at the Department of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management at the University of California – Berkeley has funding for a project entitled β€˜Design principles of evolved transportation networks in leaf veins’. The project uses leaf vein networks as inspiration for understanding the evolution of complex networks more broadly, and is oriented towards eventual biomimicry applications. We have funding for an artist to (1) become part of our community, and to (2) create bold and exciting work inspired by these ideas and their interactions with our research team.

How to apply
Please fill out our web application at https://forms.gle/y1kTy3RZvRTUzPys6. Required materials include:

  • Current location
  • Website or social media account (optional)
  • Your proposed start date
  • Cover letter, explaining your motivation and interest in the residency, and how this funding would benefit you or your community (500 words max)
  • Artists’ statement (500 words max)
  • (optional) examples of prior work (three pieces max)
  • Name and contact information of one professional reference who can speak for your ability to interact positively and professionally with a diverse team of people

Application close date
Applications will be reviewed for the first time on 30 April, 2021. Applications arriving after that date will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

Questions
Email [email protected] with any questions. We would be happy to address questions or set up a time to talk by phone to discuss potential collaborations in advance of an application.

Desired outputs and timeline
We want someone who will collaborate with our research team and be inspired by our ongoing research to envision their own work. Work in any media or exhibition in any format is possible. The residency is for 6 months, of which at least 2 months should be spent physically present with our team and laboratory. Extensions are also possible.

By the end of the residency, the artist can remain in creative process mode. We do expect that by the end of 2022 (the end of our federal funding) that the artist will have developed a set of finished works, and will have put together an exhibition or community engagement

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Headed to a work function, got to hit up Fieldwork and Russian River in the same evening.
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FALL online ONLY instruction

Called it lol

https://imgur.com/a/A4VAVjB

Dear Colleagues,

As you are all aware, the trend lines regarding COVID-19 positive cases in Alameda county, the region, and the state, show that infections continue to increase.

The increase in cases in the local community is of particular concern. Given this development, as well as it being unlikely that there will be a dramatic reversal in the public health situation before the fall semester instruction begins on August 26, we have made the difficult decision to begin the fall semester with fully remote instruction. However, we continue our preparations to implement hybrid and/or flexible modes of instruction as soon as public health conditions allow.

Although we have repeatedly noted that all fall plans are subject to public health conditions, we understand that this news will be disappointing. Many of you have worked diligently to develop plans to provide in-person instructional activities for almost one thousand classes across the campus. Many faculty and students continue to look forward to resumption of some element of in-person instruction. We will continue to work hard on our plans, and to learn from the setbacks as well as the advances.

Learning to switch between remote and in-person

COVID-19 is showing us that we have to be not only agile, moving quickly between degrees of openness and sometimes pulling back, but also prepared to move forward as soon as conditions allow.

This means we will keep a fully remote option open for all students but also be prepared to implement our plans for select in-person instruction activities for those students who can take advantage of them, as conditions allow, even if it is part way through a term.

We understand that this is more complex and difficult for students, staff, and instructors, and we commit to providing guidance and support.

If previously approved in-person instruction returns later in the semester, students will not be required to attend classes in-personβ€”they can continue to attend classes remotely through the semester.

To the degree that operational logistics and public health conditions permit, we will prioritize offering in-person instructional activities for Tier 1 and some Tier 2 courses, depending on instructor, classroom, space, and facility availability. Tier 1 is defined as instructional activities that, by their pedagogical nature (e.g., labs, studios, fieldwork), are significantly preferable to offer in-person or partially in-pers

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How useful is a K-12 MS (Math) Teaching for teaching community college and/or EdTech work?

Hello all,

Current MS Statistics student here, my future career plans as of current are to work in data science (ideally in an EdTech field or company) and also teach community college math on the side as an adjunct with my MS degree. I'm not currently considering working in secondary education as an HS math teacher, but am lightly considering it over work in tech. I would like to work at CCs for sure as an adjunct, however.

My question is, would a Masters degree thats focused on secondary education but with an emphasis on math education be useful for both options? I'd like to get some exposure to the education process and maybe some fieldwork in to learn more about education. I figured this would be useful if I want to teach at a community college since a good amount of CC coursework is around high school or intro college math level, and i'd also like to work in EdTech as an analyst and figure the extra background would be useful.

For reference, money would not be an issue for most of the Masters program if it is a one-year program. In terms of my own background, I completed an undergrad in AI (kind of a mix of computer science and cognitive science) with a math minor (took calc 3-lin alg-diff eq sequence, real and complex analysis, and group theory), and am currently an MS Stats student. I had worked two summers at a programming education academy for a marginalized community, and also planning on volunteering with a math tutoring group in the same community.

I'm also considering other Masters programs outside of those in teaching, such as Stanford's LDT program or Berkeley's Learning Sciences program.

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Update on the Spring Semester being partially in-person

Campus Community:

We’re writing to provide an update on our plans for the spring semester. As you know, we had planned to offer limited in-person instruction beginning Monday, Feb. 1, following two weeks of fully remote instruction. With the Bay Area still under the state’s regional stay at home order and high positivity and new infection rates in the community, we must adjust our plans.

Beginning Tuesday, Feb. 1, we will be able to resume offering occasional outdoor instructional activities. These activities will be an expansion of the successful fall outdoor instructional pilot. Departments can submit proposals for outdoor instruction through their dean’s office; instructors of provisionally approved courses are encouraged to consider this option.

On Tuesday, Feb. 16, we will begin to pilot a small number of in-person classes indoors. We will consider and select provisionally approved clinical, laboratory, studio, fieldwork, and other courses requiring specialized space for this pilot. If we can demonstrate that our mandatory testing program, color-coded badge system, and other protocols are successful in preventing an increase in infections compared to the community, we will then be able to explore offering additional classes indoors.

With COVID-19 continuing to surge across the state, it’s more important than ever that we all remain diligent and follow all public health recommendations and requirements. We all have a role to play in slowing the spread of COVID-19 and flattening the curve, which will need to happen before considering offering additional activities on campus.

Please be sure to read the Response and Recovery newsletter, where we provide weekly updates on our planning and progress. The campus coronavirus site is also updated regularly, as is the UC Berkeley Mobile app.

While it’s frustrating to have yet another delay in our plans to offer in-person instruction, it’s encouraging to know that we’re continuing to make progress toward this goal. We’re so grateful for your continued flexibility and perseverance.

Sincerely, Carol Christ

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Advice on Applying to Humanities PhD programs in the Pandemic Era

Hi Folks,

Thank you in advance for reading this long message! This is my first post, and I'm looking forward to engaging with the community. I graduated this May (2020) with a BA in Anthropology and minors in Economics and English from a medium sized, public university in the Midwest. As with the rest of the world, the pandemic has dramatically changed my plans. I am now home with my family and am working a remote internship. During my time as an undergraduate, I did a lot of research work in the fields of anthropology, decolonial studies, and cultural rhetorics. I really enjoy the research process and felt strongly about pursuing a PhD in the US. However, the following reasons are making me seriously rethink whether or not a PhD is the right path for me, and I'd like to hear your thoughts/suggestions/advice/considerations.

  1. Department culture and dynamics: I spent the last month conducting informational interviews with 18 current doctoral students in different anthropology programs across the nation (University of Michigan, UC San Diego, UC Berkeley, Rutgers, Harvard, among others). Many troubling themes emerged from these interviews: normalization of hazing as academic rigor, little to no pedagogy training for graduate students teaching classes, serious toxicity in departments, professors and mentors humiliating students , serious issues with white supremacy. While none of this is new or surprising, it's the pervasiveness of these issues across department cultures that is making me rethink whether a PhD is the right path for me. Many of the folks I spoke to shared stories about marginalized students being bullied out of programs, students of color dropping out because of the alienation they experienced, and sexual harassment issues. Also, as a 22 year old South Asian WOC, I want to be cognizant of picking a department and mentors that will be sustainable for long term engagement as a student.
  2. Funding and Covid: I also spoke with a lot of administrators and faculty on review committees, who have indicated that all universities are entering the Fall 2019 semester with a deficit, which is only going to worsen the next academic year. Some PhD programs have completely closed admissions for Fall 2021 (U of Chicago's PhD in Philosophy program, Harvard's PhD in Education program, and UT Austin's PhD in History program). Additionally, these folks said that because of the job market and increased unemployment, more people are likely going to enter academ
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Thank you, breweries!

Our daughter turns 11 mos tomorrow. While my wife and I definitely spend more nights at home, I have to say a huge thank you to all the breweries (and brewery-adjacent businesses) doing parents a solid by cultivating a family friendly and kid welcome environment. Some even have designated kid spaces, toys, and games. We may not get to hit our favorite beer bars anymore, but there are some stand up taprooms and brewpubs out there that helped us celebrate this fun first year!

Special thanks to: Anchor Public Taps, Bare Bottle Brewing (San Francisco); Lagunitas (Petaluma); Fifty Fifty, Alibi Ales, Tahoe Mountain (Truckee); Fremont, Optimism, Two Doors Down (Seattle).

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[USA--CA/HI] Postdoc in Hawaiian plant phylogenomics, systematics, and historical biogeography (review begins 1 Feb 2021)

Repost from Twitter: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF06082

Project:

We are hiring for a NSF-funded postdoctoral research position.The research will join the lab of Dr. Felipe Zapata, located in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). The Zapata Lab studies questions in evolutionary and comparative biology integrating field biology, natural history collections, genomics, and computational biology. Learn more about the Zapata Lab at https://www.zapatalab.org

The postdoctoral researcher will use available collections supplemented by collaborative fieldwork in Hawaii to perform molecular work for phylogenomic analyses to study the systematics, taxonomy, biogeography, and ecology of one dozen largely unsequenced clades of Hawaiian endemic plants. The research will advance the systematics of understudied Hawaiian plant groups as well as inform the biogeography and evolution of the Hawaiian flora using new phylogenetic models for historical biogeography. The postdoc will have opportunities to mentor undergraduate researchers, to teach at computational biogeography workshops, publish first-author articles, and present at national conferences.

The postdoctoral researcher will also interact regularly with other collaborators on the project, including Dr. Michael Landis (Washington University in St. Louis-WUSTL), Dr. Nina RΓΈnsted (National Tropical Botanical Garden, Hawaii), Dr. Warren Wagner (Smithsonian Natural History Museum), Dr. Bruce Baldwin (UC Berkeley), and Dr. Will Freyman (23andMe). In addition to this position, the team will recruit a postdoctoral researcher to be hired by WUSTL, who will develop inference methods for modeling historical biogeography, lineage diversification, and paleogeographical dynamics in the Bayesian phylogenetic modeling framework, RevBayes (revbayes.com). Both postdocs will be in close contact to validate and inform theoretical models with empirical data. A third postdoctoral position based at NTBG in Hawaii focused on plant systematics of a selection of the twelve lineages will be advertised later and could be an extension of the position in the Zapata lab at UCLA.

Qualifications:

Candidates must hold a PhD in biology, evolution, systematics, or a related field, and have a track-record of publishing research in phylogenomics, preferably with a strong botanical inter

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Berkeley MLA in Environmental Planning

I'm very interested in pursuing this degree as it marries landscape design with restoration ecology. However, the admissions criteria are pretty vague, so I'm not even sure if I meet them. On the website, it says that the degree is "for students with a strong background in the environmental sciences or management, or undergraduate degrees in landscape architecture, urban studies, planning, or design."

  1. I'm getting my undergraduate degree in environmental science and architectural studies with a minor in urban studies, so would I qualify?
  2. Since it is a two year MLA program as opposed to a three year, is it accredited? On ALSA's website it just says that Berkeley's MLA program is -- not sure if it includes this.
  3. If anyone is in or has gone through this program, what are the career outcomes like? I would like to work in restoration and environmental planning with some fieldwork (ecological assessment, rare species inventory, etc.).
  4. I'm also considering applying to the master's in city planning degree with a concentration in environmental planning. That way, I can take the planning route down the line. Thoughts on that?
  5. Also, instead of a portfolio, they ask you to send in a publication... but I don't have anything professionally published. Do they just mean a general writing sample?

Hopefully there are those out there who are familiar with the program, although I know that it's pretty particular. Thanks!

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My favorite brewery making beer references to my favorite show
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Schools to add to my master's in environmental planning list?

I'll be applying to master's programs with the goal of becoming an environmental planner. Some of them are urban planning programs (PAB accredited) with environmental planning concentrations. Others are more research oriented and are outside of a formal urban planning program. BS in environmental science and BA in architectural studies w/a minor in urban studies, 3.9+ GPA and some good internship/research positions. So far I'm applying to:

  1. Harvard GSD (MUP in Environmental Planning)
  2. Berkeley (dual degree in city planning and master's of landscape architecture in environmental planning)
  3. UPenn Weitzman School of Design (MUP in Land Use and Environmental Planning, would also get the certificate in ecological planning)
  4. Yale School of the Environment - MESc research degree, focus on ecological infrastructure in urbanization
  5. UC Davis GGE - restoration ecology
  6. Also thinking about UMich (but I'd rather be on a coast) and MIT (but I think they only take people with significant work experience)

So, any thoughts on other programs that would be good for a career in environmental planning? I'd ideally like a career that is a mix of office and fieldwork. Thanks!

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If you live in the Bay Area and like beer, check out fieldwork youtu.be/Y5yAftVyu9U
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Homebrewing community near Berkeley

Hi,

I am travelling to US next week, specifically to Berkeley, CA, and I was wondering whether someone could point out some good tasting rooms, or share a beer? I can bring some Lithuanian brews in exchange, both commercial and home (if they don't get confiscated by customs).

Cheers!

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Is your local liquor store still stocking fresh good beer?

Anyone who lives in the East Bay of Northern California, Monument Liquors in Concord, still putting up super fresh beer. We got a bunch of Revision stuff brewed May 5, some Bike Dog brewed April 30 and others all brewed in the last month.

Also on a side note, the curb side service for Fieldwork in Berkeley is excellent.

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Academic CV with only industry experience?

I'm planning on applying to engineering (don't want to be too specific to avoid somehow doxxing myself) PhD programs this fall, and I'd like to start reaching out to professors at the end of this month. Most of the program websites I've seen have said to include a CV, and I want to use a CV instead of my resume to show that I read the directions. I've looked at lots of CV examples online (like the ones from Berkeley etc.), but I haven't been able to find any for people coming from industry applying to grad school. I also searched the sub but didn't find any similar questions from the past few years.

I wasn't planning on pursuing further education in undergrad, so I have basically nothing to put down for most of the categories (research, publications, awards and honors, conference presentations, professional societies, etc.). All of my lab work was in classes; all of my fieldwork was in internships; all of my programming experience was in clubs/side projects, and my current job; and all of my teaching experience was volunteer or for part-time jobs. I know that you can include sections for professional and volunteer experience on CVs, but in the guides I've read, they're considered "extra" sections. It seems like I'd end up having less stuff on my CV than I have on my resume.

Does anyone know of any good examples or advice for academic CVs for people who only have industry experience?

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[Portland] Andy Ngo & OSU student attacked, 1 antifa knocked out, Cider Riot owner sues Patriot Prayer's Joey Gibson for 'negligence, trespass, emotional distress'

https://archive.fo/VrhFT

>Ewan Palmer / newsweek / 5/2/19 at 7:23 AM EDT: Far-Right Groups and Antifa Clash Again in Portland After Police Praise Peaceful May Day Protests

>I was sprayed in the face point blank with pepper spray outside the @CiderRiot, where Antifa had amassed. They cheered as I was blinded. Before that, they threatened me & brought up my mother’s name. A woman helped me across the street. Please help me identify person: <link>

>β€” Andy Ngo (@MrAndyNgo) May 2, 2019

https://archive.fo/IG4pH

>kptv / May 2, 2019: OSU student filmmaker claims Antifascists attacked him, broke his camera lens

>PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) - An Oregon State University student said Antifascists broke his camera lens, and physically attacked him outside a northeast Portland bar Wednesday night.

>He told FOX 12, he has never been affiliated with either group. Bucchi said the interaction became physical, with members of Antifa pushing up against him.

>β€œA guy comes from my right. Hits my camera with a club.”

>β€œThey stop me at the door. Both the owner and multiple Antifa members,” he said.

>Cider riot’s owner, Abram Goldman-Armstrong, confirmed to FOX 12, he did stop Bucchi from entering the business.

>β€œHe was like, I need to go look for that guy inside. I was like, no man, you need to cool down,” according to Goldman-Armstrong.

>While waiting outside the bar, Bucchi said β€œI got punched here on my jaw. I was kind of down and I got punched multiple times.”

>β€œAs soon as I punched him, five people grabbed me, pulled me to the ground," he said.

>β€œOne guy had his arm around my neck saying he was going to choke me out,” Bucchi said. β€œAll I was thinking was, I just want to stay awake.”

>Once he stopped struggling, Bucchi claimed the group dragged him to the curb. He later left on a tram.

>He’s now trying to recover it to see if he got a look at the alleged vandal on camera.

Williamette Weekly's article says Patriot Prayer started the attack.

https://archive.fo/xr4pW

>Katie Shepherd / wweek / May 4 at 10:57 AM: Owner of Local Bar Sues Joey Gibson After Fistfights And Pepper Spray On May Day

>"Patriot Prayer exists as a cipher for other violent groups to conduct paramilitary actions in the Portland metro area."

>In a video of the initial clash, one man standing near Gibson pepper-sprayed the people on the patio, who immediately fired back with bear mace. A brief skirmish broke out, with peopl

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Collecting California brewery bottle caps...where can I find more?

I am trying to collect bottle caps from as many CA-based based breweries as possible...I think I've bought all the individual ones currently available on eBay. Looking for recommendations on where I might be able to find more, whether for individual sale or in bulk. I even have a list of the breweries I'm still missing. I lived in CA for several years where my collection began. I'm trying to get bottle caps from 61 different breweries to fill a wooden map of CA. Currently I have 25.

I've posted in r/CaliforniaBeer as well, just looking for whatever recommendations are out there.

Edit: Breweries I am currently looking for listed below

β€’    21st Amendment Brewery in San Leandro

β€’     Ale Industries in Oakland

β€’     Altamont Beer Works in Livermore

β€’     Buffalo Bill's Brewery in Hayward

β€’     Cleophus Quealy Beer Company in San Leandro

β€’     Diving Dog Brewhouse in Oakland

β€’     Drake's Brewing Company in San Leandro

β€’     Eight Bridges Brewing Company in Livermore

β€’     Faction Brewing in Alameda

β€’     Fieldwork Brewing Company in Berkeley

β€’     Hoi Polloi Brewpub and Beat Lounge in Berkeley

β€’     JP DasBrew in Fremont

β€’     Oakland United Beerworks (formerly Linden Street Brewery) in Oakland

β€’     Old Kan Beer &amp; Co. in Oakland

β€’     The Rare Barrel in Berkeley

β€’     Shadow Puppet Brewing Company in Livermore

β€’     Triple Rock Brewery and Alehouse in Berkeley

β€’     Trumer Brauerei in Berkeley

β€’     Woods Bar &amp; Brewery in Oakland

β€’     Working Man Brewing Company in Livermore

Amador County

β€’ Amador Brewing Company in Plymouth

β€’ Butte County

β€’ Sierra Nevada Brewing Company headquarters in Chico

β€’ Eckert Malting and Brewing in Chico

β€’ Feather Falls Casino Brewing Company in Oroville

β€’ Feather River Brewing Company in Magalia

β€’ NorCal Brewing in Chico

β€’ Secret Trail Brewing in Chico

Contra Costa County

β€’     Calicraft in Walnut Creek

β€’     Danville Brewing Company in Danville

β€’     E.J. Phair Brewing Company in Pittsburg

β€’     Farm Creek Brewing Company in Walnut Creek

β€’     Elevation 66 Brewing Company in El Cerrito

β€’     Schubros Brewery in San Ramon

β€’     Epidemic Ales in Concord

β€’     Ocean View Brew Works in Albany

El Dorado County

β€’     The Brewery at Lake Tahoe in South Lake Tahoe

β€’     Cold Water Brewery and Grill in South Lake Tahoe

β€’     Cool Beerwerks in Cool

β€’     El Dorado Brewing Company in Diamond Springs

β€’     Gold Hill Winery and Brewery in Pl
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beer in sonoma county

I'm heading to sonoma for the next few days and was wondering if anyone had some good recommendations for beer spots I can't miss.

I've made it that direction a few times over the past couple of years and my usual trip includes hitting up russian river, lagunitas, cooperage, beercraft, and healdsburg emporium. Flying in to SFO and potentially hitting up rare barrel for the first time on this trip.

Is there anything amazing I've been overlooking? Any and all suggestions appreciated.

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Bay Area Beercation Need Suggestion

Hi guys, im doing another beercation to the bay area this time. I need some suggestion on which brewery to hit and what bottles and cans to bring home.

I want to hit rare barrel and cellarmaker. I dont know if i have time to drive up to RR. I'll be in the bay area 1/2 day saturday and all day sunday.

Thanks guys!

Wow! Thanks for all the reply guys! I'll try to hit most of them up if time permits.

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Recommendations for hoppiest canned beer?

What is the hoppiest/low malt beer available in cans? I only have 2 days to make my hoppy dreams come true. I would like to hear your thoughts. I am most interested in readily available brews given the short time frame. Emphasis on low malt.

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Any field linguists out there?

Just finishing up Honors in Linguistics and am extremely interested in my field methods course. Was wondering if there were any field linguists out there and how they got into the field, as well as any programs or what not that would help. I'd love to go travel for months at a time and record undocumented languages.

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3 out of town breweries moving in. I'm okay with this.

I definitely support local beer, but it definitely says something about the beer scene that, within a few months of each other, 3 (really good) semi-local breweries will be opening up in some capacity near downtown:

Just announced, Sierra Nevada is opening a beer garden area at the arena and entering a 10-year partnership to work on local and sustainable sourcing. I'm excited to see Sierra Nevada have a bigger face in Sacramento, since they're by far the biggest brewery in the region and we're the closest big city. While my dream of them becoming the kit sponsor for the Republic isn't going to come true, this is still pretty good.

Fieldwork Brewing out of Berkeley is opening a taproom on Capitol, near 18th. Fieldwork makes damn good beer. Broad range of beer, but their sour/tart beers are phenomenal.

Drake's Brewing will be running the food and beverage operations at The Barn in West Sac. Never eaten at their Oakland location, but their beer is awesome.

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Is this even a good year to apply to Humanities PhD programs in the US?

Hi Folks,

Thank you in advance for reading this long post! I'm looking forward to engaging with the community. I graduated this May (2020) with a BA in Anthropology and minors in Economics and English from a medium sized, public university in the Midwest. As with the rest of the world, the pandemic has dramatically changed my plans. I am now home with my family and am working a remote internship. During my time as an undergraduate, I did a lot of research work in the fields of anthropology, decolonial studies, and cultural rhetorics. I really enjoy the research process and felt strongly about pursuing a PhD in the US. However, I keep reading about many schools and departments closing admissions for Fall 2021 and funding dramatically decreasing causing departments to downsize the Fall 2021 cohort. I, also, keep hearing about how the applicant pool is going to significantly inflate in the next application cycle due to closed and/or restricted admissions this cycle. Initially, I was feeling VERY motivated and energized about applying to PhD programs in anthropology, but now, I'm feeling pessimistic and discouraged about putting together my application materials as I know the competition is going be fierce this year (owing to the terrible job market and more people returning to academia) and acceptance rates will be even lower coupled with smaller funding packages. Additionally, the following reasons are making me rethink if it even makes sense to apply to PhD programs this year. I'd love to hear your thoughts/suggestions/advice/considerations.

  1. Department culture and dynamics: I spent the last month conducting informational interviews with 18 current doctoral students in different anthropology programs across the nation (University of Michigan, UC San Diego, UC Berkeley, Rutgers, Harvard, among others). Many troubling themes emerged from these interviews: normalization of hazing as academic rigor, little to no pedagogy training for graduate students teaching classes, serious toxicity in departments, professors and mentors humiliating students , serious issues with white supremacy. While none of this is new or surprising, it's the pervasiveness of these issues across department cultures that is making me nervous. Many of the folks I spoke to shared stories of marginalized students being bullied out of programs, students of color dropping out because of the alienation they experienced, and sexual harassment issues. Also, as a 22 year old South As
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Advice on Applying to Humanities PhD Programs in the Covid Era

Hi Folks,

Thank you in advance for reading this long message! This is my first post, and I'm looking forward to engaging with the community. I graduated this May (2020) with a BA in Anthropology and minors in Economics and English from a medium sized, public university in the Midwest. As with the rest of the world, the pandemic has dramatically changed my plans. I am now home with my family and am working a remote internship. During my time as an undergraduate, I did a lot of research work in the fields of anthropology, decolonial studies, and cultural rhetorics. I really enjoy the research process and felt strongly about pursuing a PhD in the US. However, the following reasons are making me seriously rethink whether or not a PhD is the right path for me, and I'd like to hear your thoughts/suggestions/advice/considerations.

  1. Department culture and dynamics: I spent the last month conducting informational interviews with 18 current doctoral students in different anthropology programs across the nation (University of Michigan, UC San Diego, UC Berkeley, Rutgers, Harvard, among others). Many troubling themes emerged from these interviews: normalization of hazing as academic rigor, little to no pedagogy training for graduate students teaching classes, serious toxicity in departments, professors and mentors humiliating students , serious issues with white supremacy. While none of this is new or surprising, it's the pervasiveness of these issues across department cultures that is making me rethink whether a PhD is the right path for me. Many of the folks I spoke to shared stories about marginalized students being bullied out of programs, students of color dropping out because of the alienation they experienced, and sexual harassment issues. Also, as a 22 year old South Asian WOC, I want to be cognizant of picking a department and mentors that will be sustainable for long term engagement as a student.
  2. Funding and Covid: I also spoke with a lot of administrators and faculty on review committees, who have indicated that all universities are entering the Fall 2019 semester with a deficit, which is only going to worsen the next academic year. Some PhD programs have completely closed admissions for Fall 2021 (U of Chicago's PhD in Philosophy program, Harvard's PhD in Education program, and UT Austin's PhD in History program). Additionally, these folks said that because of the job market and increased unemployment, more people are likely going to enter academ
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