Archive for June, 2014

Student Needs 2025+ in APF Compass

June 26, 2014

Those of you who’ve been following our work on Student Needs 2025+ might be interested to know that our work was featured as part of the APF’s latest Special Issue on Education. Kudos to editor Andrew Curry for assembling this great material. Contents list, in page order: * Hardin Tibbs, on the changing university learning […]

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Yu wins 1st Prize in APF Student Recognition Program – Undergraduate

June 22, 2014

Congratulations to UH student Benjamin Yu on winning First Prize in the Association of Professional Futurists “Student Recognition Program” undergraduate category. Benjamin was a student of mine in the “Impact of Modern Technology on Society” class that is more or less an undergraduate version of our World Futures class. He did an outstanding Framework Forecast […]

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Saluting our Spring 2014 Graduates: Jim and Jason

June 19, 2014

Congratulations to our Spring 2014 graduates: Jim Breaux and Jason Swanson. It is always fulfilling to see students graduate, but I think we all feel a tinge of sadness at losing these guys as students. From the teaching/admin side, it’s such a pleasure to have students get really involved, going beyond just the classroom, to […]

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Alum Chris Moore on Big Data & Big Data Analytics

June 17, 2014

Alum Chris Moore (Class of  2005) has an article “Big Data & Big Data Analytics” in the March issue of Phalanx (The Journal of National Security Analysis). Chris has been a campaign analyst with Campaign Analyst at United States Air Force for the last five years. Moore and his co-authors explore the potential of Big […]

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Student Karl Irish to be Published

June 3, 2014

Current foresight student Karl Irish has had his article, “Trends Affecting the Future of Home Health Care”, accepted for publication in the October issue of Home Healthcare Nurse. Karl, a Licensed Vocational Nurse for 20 years, has spent a few semesters researching the futures of health, exercise and healthcare for various graduate classes. This article […]

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Keith Orndoff Published in SupportWorld

June 2, 2014

Congrats to one of our alum, Keith Orndoff (’97) whose article “A Brilliant Technical Revolution”: Technical Service and Support in the Useful Future is in the May/June issue of SupportWorld, the Help Desk Institute’s industry journal. In the article, Keith discusses how in the era of Big Data, tech and tech analytics will play huge […]

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