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2011-04-26 09:47:00

PITTSBURGH, April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnegie Mellon University's Entertainment Technology Center (ETC) will present its Randy Pausch Prize to Will Wright, the gaming industry legend who created The Sims(TM), Spore(TM) and other breakthrough video games, in recognition of his success in mixing artistry with technology. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20020422/CMULOGO ) Wright will receive the Pausch Prize, named for the late co-founder of the ETC and famed author of "The Last...

2010-11-17 07:00:00

Randy Pausch and Mark Beaumont Scholarship Programs Help Video Game Students Achieve Educational Goals CALABASAS, Calif., Nov.

2009-10-27 09:39:00

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- A 230-foot-long pedestrian bridge spanning a hollow between the new Gates Center for Computer Science and the Purnell Center for the Arts on the Carnegie Mellon University campus will be dedicated at 7:30 p.m., Friday, Oct.

2009-03-31 07:00:00

Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences Seeking Next-Generation of Video Gaming Geniuses CALABASAS, Calif., March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences (AIAS) has announced the call for submissions for the 2009 Dr.

2008-12-10 09:02:00

Beloved Professor's "Last Lecture" Video Circled The Globe and Inspired Millions To Live Their Dreams as He Fought to Live His Own Steven Curtis Chapman and Boy Scout Heroes are Finalists for 9th Annual Honor NEW YORK, Dec.

2008-08-04 12:00:42

By RON FERGUSON A FEW months ago, a friend emailed me with a link to highlights of a lecture given by a professor of computer science shown on the internet. Have a look at this, he said. You'll be interested. I clicked on the link (http: //www. youtube.

2008-07-27 00:00:15

By Allison M Heinrichs Randy Pausch got the rare opportunity to know he had a limited amount of life left. He used it. The Carnegie Mellon University computer science professor whose "Last Lecture" became a worldwide sensation died early Friday of pancreatic cancer. He was 47.

2008-07-26 21:00:15

By Sonja Sharp Randy Pausch, the computer scientist whose "last lecture" about facing terminal cancer became an Internet sensation and a best- selling book, died Friday. He was 47. But Pausch's message was mostly one of hope.

2008-07-26 09:00:16

By ALICIA PQ. WITTMEYER By Alicia P.Q. Wittmeyer The Virginian-Pilot CHESAPEAKE Randy Pausch, the Carnegie Mellon University professor whose funny, upbeat talk about how to live life with gusto while dying was viewed by millions , died early Friday at his Chesapeake home. He was 47.

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