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Professor Randy Pausch's Final Lecture

Professor Randy Pausch's Final Lecture on the Web

Carnegie Mellon Professor Randy Pausch, who is dying from pancreatic cancer, gave his last lecture at the university Sept. 18, 2007, before a packed McConomy Auditorium. In his moving talk, "Really Achieving Your Childhood Dreams," Pausch talked about his lessons learned and gave advice to students on how to achieve their own career and personal goals.

His talk is available on the web at the University Lecture Series' Journeys page. [You must have Windows Media Player 9 or higher to access the video online.] It is also available in its entirety through Google Video.

Pausch, a professor of computer science, human computer interaction and design, is a co-founder of Carnegie Mellon’s Entertainment Technology Center and the creator of the Alice interactive computing program, which is being used by students worldwide.