A Daily Lift – February 3, 2021

Good Morning,


I hope that you are doing well!


Our “lifts” for today:

From Dr. Kristin Field (MSE)

Raptors in our Skies (Thursday, Feb 4, 7-8 pm, free; Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education)

Can you tell a red-shouldered hawk from a red-tail? A merlin from a kestrel? Philadelphia sees an astounding 26 raptor species throughout the year, more than half of those present in the US. But winter surprisingly boasts the largest number of species, as migrants move here for the season and mix with winter residents. [read more, sign up https://phillyfunguide.com/free/raptors-in-our-skies]


From Kathryn Fogle (HR)

February is Black History Month.

Celebrate with special programming, book discussions, performances and more: Black History Month Events Guide – Visit Philadelphia (visitphilly.com)


From Ken Lambert (CBE)

A Conversation with Stacey Abrams, moderated by Benjamin Todd Jealous and with remarks from University of Pennsylvania President Amy Gutmann, will take place Friday, February 19, 2021 at noon.

Stacey Abrams is an author, serial entrepreneur, nonprofit CEO and political leader. The event is sponsored by the Annenberg School for Communication, Penn Carey Law School, the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Paideia Program, and the Penn Provost’s Office.

For more information and to register, visit https://asc.upenn.edu/news-events/events/conversation-stacey-abrams


Giant Pandas, at the National Zoo, in the snow:



Please share some “lifts” to include next week.


Stay safe and healthy!