Archive for February, 2016

Introducing Johann Schutte as the New Foresight GA

February 23, 2016

The baton has passed to a new GA this Spring – introducing Johann Schutte! Johann is a full-time student living on campus. He started the program part-time from his home country of South Africa, but decided he wanted to dive and immerse himself in the future. So he packed his bags and came to join […]

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Student Thoughts: Doing Foresight when the future is mainstream

February 11, 2016

As a Graduate Student in our Houston Foresight Program, one of our courses is a “Professional Seminar” with the objective to introduce students to the professional aspects of the foresight field. Our module the past week has been the history of foresight as a profession and so we consequently had a great class discussion around the […]

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

February 11, 2016

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 […]

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Graduate Catherine Cosgrove Elected to APF Board

February 10, 2016

We are proud to announce that Catherine Cosgrove, one of our Foresight Program graduates, has been elected to the Board of Directors of the Association of Professional Futurists (APF). She will be serving a three year term and is the first Canadian in this position. As a member of the Quebec Bar, Catherine joined our […]

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The First Foresight Certificate Course of 2016 Done and Dusted

February 2, 2016

Our bi-annual Foresight Certificate Course was presented from January 18-22 at the Hilton, University of Houston, Texas. After two other runs in May – one local and another in Belgium – the course will have completed its eighth year. We are glad to once again have attracted attendees from countries all over the globe such […]

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