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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 […]

A Daily Lift – August 19, 2020

Good Morning,   I hope that you are doing well!   Our “lifts” for today:   From Abigail Behrends (MSE) Making Your Zoom More Professorial, especially for faculty: https://vimeo.com/447645552    From Dr. Arvind Bhusnurmath (CIS) “While I was disappointed to see the Sixers lose yesterday (Monday), the Raptors definitely win when it comes to cute […]

A Daily Lift – August 12, 2020

Good Morning,   I hope that you are doing well!   Our “lifts” for today: From Kathryn Fogle (HR) “Traveling by Ear: 13 Podcasts for Wandering Souls,” New York Times: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/09/travel/travel-podcasts.html?action=click&module=RelatedLinks&pgtype=Article   The Annenberg Center@Home Blog provides a link to a family-friendly, educational series by the New Victory Theater which offers weeklong, step-by-step activities centered […]

A Daily Lift – August 5, 2020

  Good Morning,   I hope that you are doing well!   Our “lifts” for today: From Dr. Kristin Field (Singh Center for Nanotechnology) “From March 4 through August 26, 2020, UNLADYLIKE2020 will be releasing 26 short films and a broadcast hour on PBS American Masters profiling diverse and little-known American women from the turn […]

A Daily Lift – July 29, 2020

Good Morning,   I hope that you are doing well!   Our “lifts” for today: From Chip Buchholtz (CETS) Thrillist Food, “The 101 Dishes That Changed America”:  https://www.thrillist.com/eat/nation/most-important-dishes-food-that-changed-america   “This is a musical and cultural analysis of ‘The Girl From Ipanema’. It’s long and wonky, but I enjoyed it. You can quit when he starts […]

A Daily Lift – July 22, 2020

Good Morning,   I hope that you are doing well!   Our “lifts” for today: From Abigail Behrends (MSE) Philly Rising: A virtual mural from the Philly Mural Arts Program representing Philadelphians through self-submitted photos:  https://www.muralarts.org/artworks/phillyrising/    From Carol Heffer (PEFS) The Rest in Peace 5K to benefit Laurel Hill Cemetery is virtual this year. The […]

A Daily Lift – July 15, 2020

Good Morning,   I hope that you are doing well!   Our “lifts” for today: From Dr. Rebecca Wells (BE) Free online cooking classes from Milk Street Kitchen (there are a few ticketed items at the top, but the majority are free and below that on the page: https://www.177milkstreet.com/school/classes/online-classes/   Join Penn’s Arthur Ross Gallery […]

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