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A Daily Lift – May 5, 2021

Good Morning,   I hope that you are doing well!   Our “lifts” for today: Today is Cinco de Mayo! History and other information: https://www.history.com/topics/holidays/cinco-de-mayo   “10 ‘Holidays’ to Celebrate in May,” – trivial, but fun: https://www.triviagenius.com/may-holidays-national-days/YH266z0_swAHjUMy   Sunday, May 9th is Mother’s Day! “10 Fun and Creative Ways to Celebrate Mom This Year,” The […]

A Daily Lift – April 28, 2021

Good Morning,   I hope that you are doing well!   Our “lifts” for today: The CDC released new guidance for fully vaccinated people yesterday. You can view a color-coded chart: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/vaccines/pdfs/324153_choosingSaferActivities11.pdf   3 Mid-Work Mindfulness Exercises You Can Do in 30 Seconds or Less: https://www.calm.com/business/blog/3-mid-work-mindfulness-exercises-30-seconds-or-less   Walking tours that highlight famous film locations: https://www.thediscoverer.com/blog/8-walking-tours-inspired-by-movies-and-tv-shows/YGs8fC-BWwAGfdCM […]

A Daily Lift – April 21, 2021

Good Morning,   I hope that you are doing well!   Our “lifts” for today: From Francesca Savini (PEFS): Beautiful spring photos from Penn’s Morris Arboretum:     Penn faculty and staff enjoy free admission (with PennCard)  to the Morris Arboretum: https://www.morrisarboretum.org/   Earth Day is tomorrow, April 22nd Information/events: https://www.earthday.org/earth-day-2021/ Resources/activities for kids: https://www.earthday.org/more-digital-resources/ […]

A Daily Lift – April 14, 2021

Good Morning,   I hope that you are doing well!   Our “lifts” for today: From Francesca Savini (PEFS): “Spring on Campus”, photographs of our beautiful campus, taken by Francesca:     Next week is Earth Week. Penn will be observing Earth Week, April 19 – April 24, with a full calendar of events: https://sustainability.upenn.edu/news/earth-week-2021 […]

A Daily Lift – April 7, 2021

Good Morning,   I hope that you are doing well!   Our “lifts” for today: “Neuroscientist Makes Playlist of the Happiest Songs According to Science,” My Modern Met: https://mymodernmet.com/10-happy-songs/   WXPN’s “Songs That Got Us Through The Year”: https://thekey.xpn.org/2021/03/17/xpngotusthrough-in-review-playlists-bonus-songs-and-beyond/   National Walking Day is today, the first Wednesday in April. Studies have shown that walking […]

A Daily Lift – March 31, 2021

Good Morning,   I hope that you are doing well!   Our “lifts” for today: From Kathryn Fogle (HR) “Miss art museums? The Louvre just put its entire art collection online” – CNN: https://www.cnn.com/style/article/louvre-art-collection-free-museum-trnd/index.html The direct link to the collections: Louvre site des collections   “Philadelphia has a wealth of cherry trees of varying types […]

A Daily Lift – March 24, 2021

Good Morning,   Happy Spring!   I hope that you are doing well!   Our “lifts” for today: In celebration of Women’s History Month, Penn’s librarians compiled a selection of books, films, and audio recordings available through the Penn Libraries: https://www.library.upenn.edu/blogs/libraries-news/featured-books-womens-history-month Don’t forget that you can use the Penn Libraries’ Books by Mail service: https://guides.library.upenn.edu/resourcesharing/books-by-mail […]

A Daily Lift – March 17, 2021

Good Morning,   Happy St. Patrick’s Day!   I hope that you are doing well!   Our “lifts” for today: From Kathryn Fogle (HR) Mesa Verde virtual tours: Multimedia – Mesa Verde National Park (U.S. National Park Service) (nps.gov) Other national parks’ virtual tours or other multimedia presentations: NPS.gov Homepage (U.S. National Park Service)   […]

A Daily Lift – March 10, 2021

Good Morning,   I hope that you are doing well!   Our “lifts” for today: From Karen Brann (Faculty Affairs) Mural Arts Philadelphia’s Spring Tour Season Begins March 13 Offering three new routes! Experience firsthand how art ignites change by exploring the world’s largest outdoor art gallery and getting to know Philadelphia’s stunning mural collection on […]

A Daily Lift – March 3, 2021

Good Morning,   I hope that you are doing well!   March is Women’s History Month. The month is set aside to honor women’s contributions in American history. The National Women’s History Museum has information and resources at: https://www.womenshistory.org/womens-history/womens-history-month#:~:text=Since%20many%20of%20the%20women’s,Vote%3A%20Refusing%20to%20Be%20Silenced   100 Years of Penn Women’s Athletics Starting this month and continuing through the next year, […]

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