Stress Less Fest Week!!

Join us next week for our stress less events!! This De-Stess-December, each day will have at least an hour long, virtual event where you can learn healthy skills, meet other Dornsife students, have fun playing games, sharing pet pictures, learning about faculty, and more!

Registration for Practicing Healthy Habits while Preparing for Finals and Yoga Flow w/ Gabi required here! Links below:

Practicing Healthy Habits while Preparing for Finals: Register Here

Yoga Flow w/ Gabi: Register Here

6 Thanksgiving Week Virtual and In-Person Philly Events


1. Thanksgiving Virtual Day Celebration: In lieu of the annual Thanksgiving parade, ABC is holding a day long celebration with live performances, floats, celebrity guests.

2. Thanksgiving Leftover Cooking Class: If you have some extra stuffing and other Thanksgiving leftovers, join this free cooking class this Saturday at 6:30PM-7:45PM to remake them into a new dish.

3. Comedy Roasts: Comedians will be roasting the film “It’s a Wonderful Life” this Sunday from 3:00PM to 5:00PM.

4. Pennsylvania Ballet: Watch the Pennsylvania Ballet’s digital season available for free on November 25th after registering for an account.


1. PHestival of Tress: Socially distance in this drive through holiday event where you can see 200 decorated holiday tress, a Hanukkah menorah, Kwanzaa imagery, a light show, and Santa. This event will occur this Friday to this Sunday at the Philadelphia Fairgrounds. Tickets cost $20 per vehicle and funds go to local animal shelters.

2. Holiday Garden Railway: In the Morris Arboretum, the Holiday Garden Railway is open daily, 10am-4pm on the days after Thanksgiving ($20 per adult). Additionally, there is a nightly holiday lights version with advanced ticket purchase required.

Nothing About Us Without Us: Autistic People Shaping Research and Policy About Our Lives

Join the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute for the 8th Annual Autism Public Health Lecture on Tuesday, December 1 from 11AM – 1PM EST via Zoom!

The lecture will be presented by Julia Bascom, Executive Director at the Autistic Self Advocacy Network (ASAN), with a welcome from the office of Mayor Jim Kenney and introductory remarks from the office of Senator Bob Casey, Jr.

Click here to register!