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A Better Way to Pursue Happiness? Lecture, Workshop October 25

CONWAY, Ark. (October 18, 2017) – The Hendrix Well-Being Initiative introduces “A Better Way to Pursue Happiness?” a lecture and interactive workshop by positive psychologist and well-being scholar, Dr. Lahnna Catalino of Scripps College, on Wednesday, October 25 in Worsham Performance Hall (first floor of the Student Life and Technology Center). 

Dr. Catalino will discuss the myths and science about happiness, then lead a brief workshop on how to apply the science of happiness to everyday life. The event will begin with a “Dining and Data” period from 5:30 to 6 p.m., when all attendees will have the opportunity to participate in a brief research survey about personal well-being while enjoying snacks from Layla’s Gyros and Pizzeria (available on a first-come, first-served basis). The lecture and workshop will run from 6 to 7 p.m. 

This Hendrix Well-Being Initiative event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Dr. Lindsay Kennedy,

About Hendrix College

A private liberal arts college in Conway, Arkansas, Hendrix College consistently earns recognition as one of the country’s leading liberal arts institutions, and is featured in Colleges That Change Lives: 40 Schools That Will Change the Way You Think About Colleges. Its academic quality and rigor, innovation, and value have established Hendrix as a fixture in numerous college guides, lists, and rankings. Founded in 1876, Hendrix has been affiliated with the United Methodist Church since 1884. To learn more, visit