Can You Teach Students to Be Happy? Colleges Are Trying.February 18, 2019 |
by Aneri Pattani,
After three years at the University of Pennsylvania, Brielle Weiner has perfected the one-sentence introduction she gives in every new class: a 21-year-old senior majoring in chemical and biomolecular engineering from Wellesley, Mass.
But this semester in a course called The Pursuit of Happiness, she was forced to try something new: an introductory anecdote that showed her at her best.