Foresight Students

Welcome to our Fall 2017 New Foresight Students

Posted by on November 13, 2017 at 11:28 pm

Each semester UH welcomes students new to the Graduate Foresight program who come from differing backgrounds, life experiences, undergraduate and sometimes other graduate programs interested in using futures studies in ways unique to their ambitions. This fall semester is no exception. Whether enrolled as a candidate for the 12-credit hour certificate program or the 36-credit […]

Tech 1313 Explores Jobs and Robots

Posted by on October 21, 2017 at 8:13 am

The Houston Foresight Program introduces futures thinking into a few undergrad glasses. One is led by Alexandra Whittington called TECH 1313 (The Impact of Modern Technology on Society). She recently took several of her students to attend a Lecture on the UH campus:  “Whose Job Will Be Taken Over by a Robot?” by Dr. Rodica […]

Introducing Kimberly Daniels as the Fall 2017 Foresight GA

Posted by on September 20, 2017 at 5:07 pm

The baton has passed once again to a new GA this Fall – introducing Kimberly Daniels! Kimberly is a full-time student that recently relocated to Houston after several years of doing development work in West Africa. She began the program a year ago, has already completed seven courses, and is in line to graduate in  […]

Houston Foresight Spring 2017 Newsletter

Posted by on August 8, 2017 at 7:28 pm

Just realized that I neglected to post the Spring Newsletter put out by our Department. This issue includes: Foresight: A Description of the Field, by student Joe Murphy Foresight Student Bes Baldwin to Intern at Evonik Creavis Reflecting On Futurists In Media 2016 Congratulations to Our Fall 2016 Graduates: Gandhi Bhakthavachalam, Maria Romero, and Johann Schutte. […]

Field Report: Summer of Futures by Bes Baldwin

Posted by on June 29, 2017 at 7:57 pm

Greetings from across the pond!  This summer I’m working as an intern in the Corporate Foresight team at Evonik Creavis in Marl, Germany, a location that provided me a wonderful opportunity to attend the Design, Develop, Transform (DDT) futures conference, co-sponsored by the Erasmus University College Brussels and the Museum of Contemporary Art Antwerp (M […]

New Spring 2017 Foresight Students

Posted by on April 28, 2017 at 12:08 pm

As the semester draws to a close, we’d like to highlight and thanks our new Spring students who agreed to be profiled for the blog [Better late than never!] Keri Christensen Keri has 20+ years as a market research professional. In her current role at Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health, she is the Market Insights Manager. In […]