THE LAST LECTURE
Dr. Randy F. Pausch
Randy Pausch was a professor of Computer Science, Human-Computer Interaction, and Design at Carnegie Mellon University from 1997-2008. He was an award-winning teacher and researcher who pioneered Alice, a revolutionary software environment for teaching the principles of computer programming, and co-founded Carnegie Mellon's Entertainment Technology Center.
Pausch earned his greatest fame when he presented an inspirational lecture, "Really Achieving Your Childhood Dreams," on September 18, 2007, a few weeks after learning he had just months to live. Video of the humorous, heartfelt talk became an Internet sensation that tens of millions of people have viewed. The Last Lecture, his book based on the lecture, became a #1 bestseller internationally, and has been translated into 35 languages.
Experience The Last Lecture on DVD and share Randy Pausch's inspirational message with your students today.