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Houston Foresight Spring 2017 Newsletter

Published on August 8, 2017 By Andy

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. […]

Congrats to Fall 2016 Graduates

Published on January 9, 2017 By Andy

Congratulations to our Fall 2016 graduates: Gandhi Bhakthavachalam, Maria Romero, and  Johann Schutte. I am going to miss them, but happy to see them moving forward! Gandhi has an amazing array of talents and interests beyond the future, including being a professional tennis player. Nonetheless, he went through the program full-time, did outstanding in all […]

Graphic of the Houston Foresight Scanning Process

Published on June 29, 2016 By Andy

Our design expert on the Houston Foresight team, student Maria Romero, is at it again. After doing a beautiful job with updating the Framework Foresight process and cone, she turned her attention to our scanning process. The history of “our scanning process” merits a few comments. For years we have been teaching scanning with a […]

Jason Crabtree wins Foresight Jeopardy 2016

Published on March 13, 2016 By Andy

This year’s Foresight Jeopardy champion is Jason Crabtree. He vaulted to the top with a well-played strategy in Final Jeopardy, correctly asking the question, “What is Singapore?” in response to the answer: “This island’s government arguably has the world’s most advanced foresight capability.” (For those not familiar with jeopardy, answers are given and the contestants […]

Foresight Students Prep High Schoolers for Debate

Published on January 7, 2016 By Andy

A team of Houston Foresight students joined Andy to spend a Saturday working with high school students on November 21st. They participated in the Houston ISD (Independent School District) Debate Initiative program, which is coordinated by alum Mark Niles. Andy and a student team consisted of Jason Crabtree, Maria Romero, Johann Schutte, and Will Williamson […]

Introducing Maria Romero as the New Foresight GA

Published on March 2, 2015 By Andy

The baton has passed to a new GA this Spring – introducing Maria Romero! Maria is a full-time student living on campus in her first year in the Foresight program. She was able to step in on short notice, when Omar, the previous GA, had to pack up for Paris to do an internship with […]