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John Messner - Professor of Architectural Engineering, Penn State University Park

Book Title: The Last Lecture

Author: Randy Pausch

Book Description:

Randy Pausch inspired millions through the messages that he provided in 'The Last Lecture' that he gave at CMU after being diagnosed with pancreatic cancer.  There are many compelling messages in this book which expands upon his lecture.   He highlights the importance of following your dreams, focusing on the important things in life, and listening to feedback from others.  He also highlights the importance of recognizing people who enable you to achieve your dreams. 
Everyone can take away a many lessons from The Last Lecture, but it is especially interesting for facutly to read the stories that he tells about his career path at CMU.  Enjoy the inspirational messages throughout this book, and make sure that you watch The Last Lecture online.


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