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2011-10-07 07:00:00

The Seena Magowitz Foundation Celebrity Golf Classic will be held December 03, 2011 at the landmark Arizona Biltmore Resort in Phoenix.

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...

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.

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.

2008-08-27 00:00:45

By Paul Swiech BLOOMINGTON - Debbie Nelson, a former social service program director, is a woman with a simple but profound message: "Don't wait until the end of your life to live your bucket list.'" Nelson, 50, of Bloomington, understands the significance of her message.

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.

2008-08-04 00:00:14

By The Associated Press Hardcover Fiction1. "Tribute" by Nora Roberts (Putnam)2. "The Story of Edgar Sawtelle" by David Wroblewski (Ecco)3. "Rules of Deception" by Christopher Reich (Doubleday)4. "The Host" by Stephenie Meyer (Little, Brown)5. "The Last Patriot" by Brad Thor (Atria)6.

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.

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