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UThrive: How to Succeed in College and Beyond

Sep 17

Tuesday, September 17, 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

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A special event featuring author Daniel Lerner

Daniel LernerFeaturing highlights from Daniel Lerner's popular NYU class "The Science of Happiness," this talk will help Duke students make the best of these crucial four years, both inside and outside of the classroom.

An engaging and interactive speaker, Lerner will share tips on cultivating optimism and resilience

He will reveal the science behind why positive thinking can lead to better grades, a more satisfying social experience, better levels of performance on the stage, field, and in the classroom, and even higher post-grad salaries.

This 60-minute talk, starting at 6 p.m., will be followed by a 30-minute question-and-answer session with the audience.

This special event is free and open to the Duke community.


About Daniel Lerner

Dan Lerner’s expertise in positive psychology helps people lead thriving, successful lives.

Employing cutting-edge research into positive psychology and peak performance, Dan works with students, artists, athletes, companies and executives to help each manage stress and anxiety, achieve well-being, uncover core strengths, and define and realize their own brand of success. He is the co-author of U Thrive: How to Succeed in College (and Life).

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