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A Daily Lift – April 14, 2021

Good Morning,   I hope that you are doing well!   Our “lifts” for today: From Francesca Savini (PEFS): “Spring on Campus”, photographs of our beautiful campus, taken by Francesca:     Next week is Earth Week. Penn will be observing Earth Week, April 19 – April 24, with a full calendar of events: https://sustainability.upenn.edu/news/earth-week-2021 […]

A Daily Lift – April 7, 2021

Good Morning,   I hope that you are doing well!   Our “lifts” for today: “Neuroscientist Makes Playlist of the Happiest Songs According to Science,” My Modern Met: https://mymodernmet.com/10-happy-songs/   WXPN’s “Songs That Got Us Through The Year”: https://thekey.xpn.org/2021/03/17/xpngotusthrough-in-review-playlists-bonus-songs-and-beyond/   National Walking Day is today, the first Wednesday in April. Studies have shown that walking […]

A Daily Lift – March 31, 2021

Good Morning,   I hope that you are doing well!   Our “lifts” for today: From Kathryn Fogle (HR) “Miss art museums? The Louvre just put its entire art collection online” – CNN: https://www.cnn.com/style/article/louvre-art-collection-free-museum-trnd/index.html The direct link to the collections: Louvre site des collections   “Philadelphia has a wealth of cherry trees of varying types […]

A Daily Lift – March 24, 2021

Good Morning,   Happy Spring!   I hope that you are doing well!   Our “lifts” for today: In celebration of Women’s History Month, Penn’s librarians compiled a selection of books, films, and audio recordings available through the Penn Libraries: https://www.library.upenn.edu/blogs/libraries-news/featured-books-womens-history-month Don’t forget that you can use the Penn Libraries’ Books by Mail service: https://guides.library.upenn.edu/resourcesharing/books-by-mail […]

A Daily Lift – March 17, 2021

Good Morning,   Happy St. Patrick’s Day!   I hope that you are doing well!   Our “lifts” for today: From Kathryn Fogle (HR) Mesa Verde virtual tours: Multimedia – Mesa Verde National Park (U.S. National Park Service) (nps.gov) Other national parks’ virtual tours or other multimedia presentations: NPS.gov Homepage (U.S. National Park Service)   […]

A Daily Lift – March 10, 2021

Good Morning,   I hope that you are doing well!   Our “lifts” for today: From Karen Brann (Faculty Affairs) Mural Arts Philadelphia’s Spring Tour Season Begins March 13 Offering three new routes! Experience firsthand how art ignites change by exploring the world’s largest outdoor art gallery and getting to know Philadelphia’s stunning mural collection on […]

A Daily Lift – March 3, 2021

Good Morning,   I hope that you are doing well!   March is Women’s History Month. The month is set aside to honor women’s contributions in American history. The National Women’s History Museum has information and resources at: https://www.womenshistory.org/womens-history/womens-history-month#:~:text=Since%20many%20of%20the%20women’s,Vote%3A%20Refusing%20to%20Be%20Silenced   100 Years of Penn Women’s Athletics Starting this month and continuing through the next year, […]

A Daily Lift – February 24, 2021

Good Morning,   I hope that you are doing well!   From Diedra Krieger (ESE) The exhibition “Unprecedented Times: A Socially Distanced Art Project,” organized by the Esther Klein Gallery, was an open call in the spirit of Exquisite Corpse and features over 100 artists. This links to a nice write up about the exhibition from the curator, […]

A Daily Lift – February 17, 2021

Good Morning,   I hope that you are doing well!   Our “lifts” for today: From Karen Brann (Faculty Affairs) Masterpiece Moment – Be Inspired by Great Works of Art: https://about.bankofamerica.com/en/making-an-impact/masterpiece-moment.html   From Kathryn Fogle (HR) Watch Peter Gabriel Re-Record ‘Biko’ With Artists From Around World – Rolling Stone https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-news/peter-gabriel-biko-performance-1126360/   From Ken Lambert (CBE) […]

A Daily Lift – February 10, 2021

Good Morning,   I hope that you are doing well!   Our “lifts” for today: From Dr. Eduardo Glandt (CBE) Skipping Rope to Beethoven, a piece by Loïc Mahy: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ApwWUyDmkIo   The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts is celebrating Black History Month with several free digital programs, including music of the Civil Rights Movement, […]

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