March of the Nerds: PhDs take D.C.


Becky Mackelprang, PhD Candidate, UC Berkeley June 13, 2017 The evening of the 2016 Presidential Election began with the excitement of a child on Christmas morning. I was ready to celebrate the election of a woman to the presidency – to see the United States of America lead on climate change and support funding for … Continue reading March of the Nerds: PhDs take D.C.

Waste Not Want Not: A conversation about food waste


Had the time come for a big reveal, or was it better to let our guests eat their dumpster dinner in blissful ignorance? My husband and I whispered anxiously in the kitchen trying to decide as our guests sat down for Thanksgiving dinner. To serve with our store-bought meat, we’d prepared a myriad of dishes … Continue reading Waste Not Want Not: A conversation about food waste