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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 […]

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 […]

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