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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 […]

A Daily Lift – October 21, 2020

Good Morning,   I hope that you are doing well!   Our “lifts” for today: From Sarah Gormley (BE) A set of articles on How to Destress from the News: (and get away from doomscrolling, which is unfortunately easy to do these days…) https://getpocket.com/explore/item/how-to-destress-from-the-news   From Jennifer Sheffield (CIS) The Center for the Arts (CFA) […]

A Daily Lift – October 14, 2020

Good Morning,   I hope that you are doing well!   Our “lifts” for today:   From Dr. Laura Stubbs (Office of Diversity and Inclusion) “Hong-Mei, our instructor last spring, has forwarded several no-cost Yoga and Meditations offerings to our attention for sharing with our faculty, staff and students.  The virtual sessions will occur on […]

A Daily Lift – October 7, 2020

Good Morning,   I hope that you are doing well!   Our “lifts” for today: From Kathryn Fogle (HR) BoardGameGeek offers a wide variety of suggestions for playing board games, parlors games, and many more in a remote environment: https://boardgamegeek.com/wiki/page/Distance_Gaming_Guide The Annenberg Center is offering at 20% discount to Penn staff and faculty for its […]

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.”: https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2020/08/electric-mud-teems-new-mysterious-bacteria   Perry World House is having a Colloquium, The […]

A Daily Lift – September 23, 2020

Good Morning,   I hope that you are doing well!   Happy Fall!   Our “lifts” for today: From Kathryn Fogle (HR) The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens in San Marino, California has a new podcast called Here and Now at the Huntington that connects their collections to today’s issues and challenges: https://www.huntington.org/verso/2020/09/hear-and-now […]

A Daily Lift – September 16, 2020

Good Morning,   I hope that you are doing well!   Our “lifts” for today: From Dr. Kristin Field (Singh Center for Nanotechnology) “Team Lioness is an all-female ranger unit protecting Africa’s wildlife from poachers during the Covid-19 pandemic. Watch them reunite with their families after being away on the job.” https://www.cnn.com/videos/travel/2020/09/08/team-lioness-all-female-ranger-unit-suffage-orig.cnn And, Kelly Writer’s […]

A Daily Lift – September 9, 2020

Good Morning,   I hope that you are doing well!   Our “lifts” for today: From Jennifer Sheffield (CIS), a member of the Mendelssohn Chorus of Philadelphia The Mendelssohn Chorus of Philadelphia has released its 2020-2021 virtual season, with its first event tonight, Wednesday, September 9, at 7:30: Music of the African American Experience, a […]

A Daily Lift – September 2, 2020

Good Morning,   I hope that you are doing well!   Our “lifts” for today:   From Dr. Tom Cassel MEAM) Here’s a link to a Classic FM video of Bach’s Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring played on a wooden xylophone in a Japanese Rain Forest. It’s really cool and especially fun for engineering types whether […]

A Daily Lift – August 26, 2020

Good Morning,   I hope that you are doing well!   Our “lifts” for today:   From Chip Buchholtz CETS) Archaeology, architecture, James Bond, and a very pretty Italian city: https://youtu.be/r236Sz7kvEE   From Dr. Sonya Gwak (RAS) We are in a friendly competition with Penn’s other schools. Penn’s Motivote site is managed by Penn Leads the […]

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