Reagan, Arthur, publisher of Little, Brown and Company, hosted a special meet and greet with Daniel Lerner and Alan Schlechter, MD the authors of “U THRIVE: How to Succeed in College (and Life),” at The Highline Loft on Thursday, April 20th. Guests nibbled on hors d’oeuvres from e’s BAR and sipped on Simple Vodka and wine from Frederick Wildman while Lerner and Schlechter spoke about their new must-read for anyone heading into college.
VP, Executive Editor Tracy Behar, editor of the book, says, “Dan and Alan are remarkable teachers — funny, insightful, caring — and U THRIVE perfectly captures their immense wisdom and infectious enthusiasm. I’m delighted with the book and know it will serve our college-bound kids well as they make their way through school.”
From the instructors who teach NYU’s most popular elective class, “Science of Happiness,”U THRIVE is a fun, comprehensive guide to college filled with fascinating science, real-life stories, and tips for building positive lifelong habits. The book addresses the opportunities and challenges every undergrad will face — from finding a passion to dealing with nightmarish roommates and surviving finals week. For more information, visit uthrive.info.
Daniel Lerner, MAPP, is a clinical instructor at NYU, and he serves on the instructional staff at the University of Pennsylvania. As a performance coach he works with established and high-potential musicians, athletes, and executives to leverage the advantages that a healthy psychological state can bring to their performance at both work and home.
Alan Schlechter, MD, is a Clinical Assistant Professor at NYU Langone Medical Center and the Director of the Outpatient Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Services at Bellevue Hospital. In this role, he seeks to provide mental health care to New York’s most vulnerable children and families.