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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, […]

A Daily Lift – February 3, 2021

Good Morning,   I hope that you are doing well!   Our “lifts” for today: From Dr. Kristin Field (MSE) Raptors in our Skies (Thursday, Feb 4, 7-8 pm, free; Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education) Can you tell a red-shouldered hawk from a red-tail? A merlin from a kestrel? Philadelphia sees an astounding 26 raptor […]

A Daily Lift – January 27, 2021

Good Morning,   I hope that you are doing well!   Our “lifts” for today: In case you missed it or just want to watch her again, Amanda Gorman, Inaugural poet, recites “The Hill We Climb” at the Presidential Inauguration: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=38Rn5WULjmc   “Learn a new skill in under 24 hours!” with 21 free courses from […]

A Daily Lift – January 20, 2021

Good Morning,   I hope that you are doing well!   Our “lifts” for today: From Karen Brann (Faculty Affairs) The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Verizon launched The Met Unframed, an immersive virtual art and gaming experience with enhancements powered by Verizon 5G Ultra Wideband and featuring more than a dozen one-of-a-kind digitally rendered […]

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, […]

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