A Daily Lift – September 30, 2020

Good Morning,


I hope that you are doing well!


Our “lifts” for today:

From Chip Buchholtz (CETS)

“’Electric mud’ teems with new, mysterious bacteria,” Science Magazine

“Bacteria in mud samples fashioned into microbial fuel cells generate enough electricity to power a toy car.”:



Perry World House is having a Colloquium, The UN at 75: Coronavirus and Competition, October 5-7, 2020

You can get details and register for hour-long conversations with leaders from around the world at: 



A great resource for parents, Khan Academy provides free online courses, videos, and lessons to help students learn: https://www.khanacademy.org/


Penn Campus Recreation has a “remote resource hub” to help keep the Penn Community active:


Franklin Field is open to Penn Faculty/Staff, Penn Medicine and CHOP employees, and graduate students for Open Recreation. To claim a free Franklin Field Open Recreation membership, visit the Campus Recreation Member Portal here. Due to capacity limitations, reservations are required at least 30 minutes prior to your arrival. Information is found at: https://recreation.upenn.edu/documents/2020/9/21/Franklin_Field_Open_Rec.pdf?id=21


Please share some “lifts” to include next week.


Stay safe and healthy!