Archive for August, 2014

Student Needs 2025+: Draft Final Report

August 28, 2014

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 […]

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Andspace runs implications session with Foresight students

August 27, 2014

Christian Crews, April Koury, and Laura Schlehuber of Andspace Consulting visited the Houston Foresight program on August 25th to run an implications sessions with students. Christian is a program alum and hired on April and Laura as interns. The students who participated were program “veterans” Omar Sahi, Kurt Callaway, Fatema Tuz Zorah; new students jason […]

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Cecily Sommers joins Foresight Program Advisory Board

August 22, 2014

I am pleased to announce the addition of futurist Cecily Sommers to the Houston Foresight Program’s Advisory Board. I was introduced to Cecily by friend-of-the-program Derek Woodgate several years ago when she was leading the Push Institute and have been following her work ever since. We re-connected a year ago at the APF’s Professional Development […]

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August 14, 2014

The UH Foresight program is very happy to announce a “bonus” fall 2014 offering of the foresight certificate course.  Space is limited for this special seminar, which  coincides with the special issue of THE FUTURIST magazine (Sept./Oct. 2014) on Futures Education.  Houston faculty, alumni and  students are featured authors in the issue: Collaborative Futures Education, […]

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Jason Swanson Appointed Director of Strategic Foresight at Knowledge Works

August 12, 2014

We are so pleased to announce that recent grad Jason Swanson has been appointed the Director of Strategic Foresight at Knowledge Works in Cincinnati. Knowledge works is a “social enterprise focused on creating sustainable improvement in student readiness for college and careers.” The Senior Director of Strategic Foresight, Katherine Prince, attended the May 2013 Certificate in […]

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