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Randy Pausch's Last Lecture

Randy Pausch

On September 18, 2007, Carnegie Mellon professor and alumnus Randy Pausch delivered a one-of-a-kind last lecture that made the world stop and pay attention.

It became an internet sensation viewed by millions, an international media story, and a best-selling book that has been published in more than 35 languages. And it all started with Randy »

The Last Lecture: Book & DVD

Millions of copies have been sold, making "The Last Lecture" a favorite of kids, parents and teachers around the world. Fellow Carnegie Mellon alumnus, the late Jeff Zaslow, joined Randy Pausch in writing the book based on Randy's famous speech.

An Interview with Randy

Before his death in 2008, an interview was conducted asking Randy nearly 400 questions submitted by colleagues and students alike. Now you can ask Randy about his childhood, family, research and passions. His answers from this interview are moving, funny, thought provoking and extraordinary.

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Carnegie Mellon

A faculty member, researcher and mentor at Carnegie Mellon, Randy was involved in a number of university departments and initiatives. Among those:

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