Student Needs 2025

Houston Foresight Produces On the Horizon Special Issue: Student Needs 2025

Posted by on September 22, 2017 at 9:16 am

Houston Foresight advances its endeavor to produce high-quality foresight work that helps businesses, governments, institutions and even students anticipate and prepare for the future by publishing 11 out of 13 articles featured in On the Horizon’s 2017 special issue: Student needs 2025 and beyond. Production of this collaborative work by UH faculty, students and alumni […]

“Future of Students Needs” Work on Lumina Site

Posted by on August 20, 2016 at 11:07 am

It is great to see the follow-up work we did for the original “Future of Student Needs 2025 and Beyond” get published on the student-powered section of Lumina Foundation’s website. A key recommendation of the original work was to set up a portal for students to provide input into the discussion on the future of […]

Katie King’s Student Needs 2025+ Summary in APF Compass

Posted by on October 13, 2015 at 10:58 am

The Association of Professional Futurists published a special edition of the APF Compass to promote its Annual Gathering — The Learning Remix –which is just around the corner. It is an impressive collection of foresight thinking on the future of education. Our student Katie King had an article on Houston Foresight’s Student Needs 2025+ project that […]

Crafting a Platform for the Future of Students

Posted by on July 26, 2015 at 5:45 pm

Ground has been broken on a new research project for our friends at Lumina Foundation. We’re doing some follow-on work to the Future of Student Needs: 2025 and Beyond project. One of our recommendations from that project was to consider building a platform to incorporate student voices into the discussion on the future of higher […]

Students Needs 2025 Final Report

Posted by on May 27, 2015 at 6:57 am

We are pleased to release the Final report on The Future of Student Needs: 2025 and Beyond. It has been reformatted to meet the design style of Lumina Foundation. Today, college students are encouraged to find work-life-school balance. In 2025, such a concept will be obsolete because work, life, school, and play will be one in the […]

Laura, Jim, Katie, Omar and Andy travel to Indianapolis to present Student Needs project

Posted by on October 13, 2014 at 1:17 pm

On September 26th, Foresight students Laura Schlehuber, Katie King, Omar Sahi, and Jim Breaux (now also a faculty member in the program) along with Professor Andy Hines travelled to Indianapolis, Indiana to present the Student Needs project to the Lumina Foundation. The presentation included key findings from the two dozen strong group of faculty, alums, and students who gathered […]

Student Needs 2025+ project in the Daily Cougar

Posted by on September 24, 2014 at 2:14 pm

The Student Needs project is in the news again! The Daily Cougar recently published an article which includes commentary from students and alumni who participated in the project. The article discusses why the report was commissioned, and specifically why a student-centric perspective was made a priority when conducting research. As Andy mentions in the article, “Our research was […]

Houston Chronicle interviews Andy Hines on Student Needs 2025+

Posted by on September 4, 2014 at 8:41 am

Those who have been following our blog might be familiar with the Future Of Student Needs: 2025 and Beyond project. The Houston Foresight program recruited a team of students and alums to prepare a report which seeks to anticipate the needs of future students in order to increase college completion rates. After months of work, we are preparing to […]

Student Needs 2025+: Draft Final Report

Posted by on August 28, 2014 at 2:59 pm

Today, college students are encouraged to find work-life-school balance. In 2025, such a concept will be obsolete because work, life, school, and play will be one in the same. This is just one of the mind-bending takeaways that emerged from our Student Needs 2025+ project. After months of research and discussion from UH Foresight students […]

Student Needs 2025+: Future Skills

Posted by on July 11, 2014 at 9:52 pm

A key theme we identified in exploring emerging student needs out to 2025 is that while we might have interesting debates at what skills would be most important, a “constant” would be the need for re-skilling. We won’t some day identify the “correct” or ultimate set of skills — it’s a moving target that evolves […]