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A Daily Lift – January 13, 2021

Good Morning,   I hope that you are doing well!   Our “lifts” for today: From Jennifer Sheffield (CIS) In December, the Mendelssohn Chorus released its newest virtual performance: “A Slice of Pie,” a new commission by Melissa Dunphy and Feminista Jones. It contains not just a jazzy poem that’s … sort of about pie, but also […]

A Daily Lift – January 6, 2021

Good Morning,   Welcome back! I hope that you are doing well and that you had an enjoyable holiday season and a restful winter break!   Our “lifts” to start 2021: Take “The Great News Quiz of 2020,“ The New York Times: https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2020/12/30/briefing/30themorning-2020newsquiz.html   “The Penn Healthy You” program offers free virtual wellness and work-life […]

A Daily Lift – December 16, 2020

Good Morning,   I hope that you are doing well!   Today is our last Daily Lift before the Winter Break; I will be off next Wednesday.   Our “lifts” for today: From Jennifer Sheffield (CIS) The Mendelssohn Club of Philadelphia is having a video release/trivia/carol singing/ silent auction fundraiser, tonight, Wednesday, December 16, 7:30-9:30 […]

A Daily Lift – December 9, 2020

Good Morning,   I hope that you are doing well!   Our “lifts” for today: From Dr. Tom Cassel (Engineering Entrepreneurship Program) Les Miserables quarantine (One Day More): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_DwlnT3WxrI   From Dr. Vanessa Chan (MSE)   From Dr. Laura Stubbs (ODEI) Please join ODEI for a calming session of Yoga with certified instructor, Hong-Mei Li, […]

A Daily Lift – December 2, 2020

Good Morning,   I hope that you are doing well!   Our “lifts” for today: From Kathryn Fogle (HR) “Travel the World Through These Dance Tutorials,” The New York Times: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/07/25/travel/cultural-dances-tutorials.html?searchResultPosition=1   Take Free, Virtual Dance and Fitness Classes with the Rockettes Now you can dance from home like a Rockette! Learn a new section […]

A Daily Lift – November 25, 2020

Good Morning,   I hope that you are doing well!   Our “lifts” for today: From Sarah Gormley (BE) RSVP for the live Pandora holiday event with Dolly Parton, December 4 at 9:00 PM https://pandoralivedollyparton.splashthat.com/DollyIG   Plymouth 400 (1620 – 2020) – 2020 marks the “400th Anniversary of the Mayflower voyage, the founding of Plymouth […]

A Daily Lift – November 18, 2020

Good Morning,   I hope that you are doing well!   Our “lifts” for today: From Ken Lambert (CBE) “This week is Transgender Awareness Week with November 20th being the Transgender Day of Remembrance. This week and day are an opportunity for communities to come together and remember transgender people, gender-variant individuals, and those perceived […]

A Daily Lift – November 11, 2020

Good Morning,   I hope that you are doing well!   Today is Veterans Day. We honor and salute all our Veterans and thank you for your service! Penn’s Veterans Day Flag Ceremony Today, 9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Join, virtually,: https://primetime.bluejeans.com/a2m/live-event/kjbpwxkb   Our “lifts” for today: From Dr. Kristin Field (MSE) Soapbox Science Philadelphia […]

A Daily Lift – November 3, 2020

Good Morning,   I hope that you are doing well!   Because today is Election Day, I decided to send the “Daily Lift” a day earlier this week.   University leadership has encouraged flexibility by supervisors to allow time for staff to vote today: https://penntoday.upenn.edu/announcements/take-time-vote-message-penn-community If you are voting in person today, the CDC has […]

A Daily Lift – October 28, 2020

Good Morning,   I hope that you are doing well!   Our “lifts” for today: From Chambrel Jones (Dean’s Office) The Philadelphia Film Society has created a Drive-In movie experience at the Philadelphia Navy Yard that offers a socially distanced way to view an exciting curated slate of films, all from the safety of your […]

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