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USciences Honors Program Spring Colloquium
Start Date: 4/17/2014Start Time: 2:00 PM
End Date: 4/17/2014End Time: 4:30 PM
Event Description:

USciences Honors Program hosts its Spring Colloquium Event

Featuring Dr. Dana Lightman, Founder of POWER Optimism

All students and faculty members are encouraged to attend.

Thursday, April 17, 2014 

Interactive talk: "POWER Optimism: A Key to Job Success"

2-2:40 p.m. in McNeil Science and Technology Center, AstraZeneca Auditorium

Refreshments following the event.

Dr. Dana Lightman, who is an author and specialist in the fields of optimism and positive psychology, will be delivering a presentation titled "POWER Optimism: A Key to Job Success," in which she will talk to students and faculty members about focusing on positive practices to ensure success on the job, and in general, learning to be happy by weeding out negativity.

Ten of Dr. Lightman's books will be raffled out to 10 lucky audience members.

Meet the Speaker Q&A Session

3:30-4:30 p.m. in Rosenberger Hall, room 101 

More about the speaker: Dr. Dana Lightman is an accomplished motivational keynote speaker and trainer specializing in the field of optimism and positive psychology. She brings over 25 years of experience as a presenter, psychotherapist, coach, and educator to a wide range of audiences at conferences and conventions, corporations, hospitals, non-profits, universities and schools. After earning her doctorate in Behavioral Science, Dana created the POWER Optimism programs in 2001, and published her first book, POWER Optimism: Enjoy the Life You Have…Create the Success You Want in 2004, followed by the No More Difficult People Series in 2011. Dana has taught and lectured at the University of Pennsylvania, Temple University, and Arcadia University and has appeared on television and radio across the country.

For more information, please contact Rumya Venkateswaran PharmD’18 at or associate professor Dr. Stephen T. Moelter at

Contact Information:
Name: Dr. Stephen Moelter

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