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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.

Honoring Randy

"Carnegie Mellon — and the world — are better places for having had Randy Pausch in them."

- Carnegie Mellon University President Emeritus Jared L. Cohon

We continue to honor Randy's legacy »

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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