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561-799-8813, kbarre10@fau.edu


FAU Jupiter’s Lifelong Learning Society Presents Author Jeffrey Zaslow

            JUPITER, FL (January 29, 2010) - Florida Atlantic University’s Lifelong Learning Society will present a lecture by author Jeffrey Zaslow on Tuesday, February 2 at 2 p.m. The lecture will take place in the Lifelong Learning Society complex at FAU, 5353 Parkside Drive, Jupiter.

Zaslow’s lecture A Heartfelt and Humorous Look at Life’s Transitions” focuses on his bestselling book, The Last Lecture, co-authored with Dr. Randy Pausch. By showing footage of Pausch giving his last lecture at Carnegie Mellon and sharing lessons learned in his many hours writing this book with the professor, Zaslow brings insights into a story that has captivated people worldwide.

Zaslow,a columnist for the Wall Street Journal, is the author of The Girls from Ames and the recently released autobiography, Highest Duty, about Captain Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger. His column was twice named the best general-interest column in a newspaper with more than 100,000 in circulation by the National Society of Newspaper Columnists.  In 2008, he received the Distinguished Column Writing Award from the New York Newspaper Publishers Association.

This lecture is underwritten by Wilmington Trust, Florida. For additional details, contact the Lifelong Learning Society at 561-799-8667 or 561-799-8547. 

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The Lifelong Learning Society at FAU Jupiter is dedicated to enriching the lives of adults of all ages by offering non-credit, university-level courses that are taught by highly qualified professors and distinguished guest lecturers.


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