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Recruitment for Two-year Fellowship at The American Alliance of Museums

Posted by on 11:49 am at 11:49 am

One of our Certificate Alumni at the Center for the Future of Museums, Elizabeth Merrit, brought this wonderful opportunity to our attention: The American Alliance of Museums is recruiting applicants for a two-year Ford W. Bell Fellowship for Museums and P-12 Education. The Fellow will research, develop and implement plans for the Alliance’s initiative to […]

Alum Jason Swanson and student Katie King on The Future of Learning for KnowledgeWorks

Posted by on 2:52 pm at 2:52 pm

The Future of Learning: Education in the Era of Partners in Code is a ten-year forecast created by alum Jason Swanson, Director of Strategic Foresight for KnowledgeWorks along with contributions of current student Katie King and other members of the KnowledgeWorks team. KnowledgeWorks’ fourth comprehensive forecast on the future of learning explores provocations at the intersection […]

Faculty/Alumni Alexandra Whittington’s four scenarios on the Future of Infant Feeding

Posted by on 11:33 am at 11:33 am

Faculty/alumni Alexandra Whittington writes about Exploring the Future of Infant Feeding: Scenarios About the Future of Parenting, Infant Nutrition and Consumer Habits in The United States of America, which she summarizes as: Four scenarios of infant feeding offer strategic insights about American culture and social patterns by generating implications for the future of the family, nutrition, consumers and […]

Foresight Certificate Course will be offered January 12-16, 2015 in Houston, Texas

Posted by on 10:36 am at 10:36 am

The UH certificate in Foresight is now in its seventh year of twice-annual seminars held at the University of Houston in January and May each year. We have also offered the certificate at the Destree Institute in Brussels, Belgium every June since 2012. The number of professional certificate graduates has reached nearly 400 individuals and […]

Libraries and the Rebirth of Civic Culture, an interview with UH Foresight Alum Garry Golden

Posted by on 4:35 pm at 4:35 pm

Eric Garland, a managing director at Competitive Futures Inc hosts a blog, and a web-only interview program called the Garland Report. The show is a means to deliver research and analysis on how the world is changing, from macroeconomics down to individual companies. Garry Golden is a futurist and consultant that graduated from the University of Houston program. His […]

Wendy Schultz visits Intro to Foresight class to discuss images of the future

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Wendy Schultz is futurist at Infinite Futures and former professor of Foresight at UH. She was a guest lecturer in the Intro to Foresight class this week where she presented on images of the future. Wendy cited the foundational text, The Image of the Future by Fred Polak as key influence for understanding the role images play in understanding […]

Student Needs 2025+ Guest Post: “It’s All Play” by Cody Clark

Posted by on 1:47 pm at 1:47 pm

In the coming weeks, the Houston Foresight blog will feature guest posts from members of the Student Needs 2025+ teams to share insights from their research and the implications of what they found.   Cody Clark is the Playing Team Lead and has a Master’s degree in Studies of the Future from University of Houston-Clear […]

Play INNOVATE 2038!

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What will you be doing September 25th? Washing your hair? Walking the dog? Working with thousands to solve the problems facing humanity? The premise: How can research and innovation communities answer the big challenges of the 21st century?  What if we had 36 hours to find out? Register for the game here, and join in […]

Student Work: A Reality Check on Probability, Possibility and Plausibility

Posted by on 9:57 am at 9:57 am

Welcome to another posting of student work from “Alternative Perspectives.” The class was a popular one and, in my view, the quality of work was so great, that it makes sense to share with the foresight community. It should be noted that presentation slides don’t do justice to the live discussions, but they give you […]

Building schools for a better future.

Posted by on 3:45 pm at 3:45 pm

Dr. Bishop partners with Houston Independent School District on Dec. 14th to start creatively engaging the thoughts and aspirations of fellow Houstonians.  Together they will  foster the creation of new schools that are better suited to meet the coming era of students. Tweet