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The Latest Alumni Work

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.

Alums Christian Crews and Laura Schlehuber have joined the Foresight practice at Kalypso. 

Alum Jeremy Mancuso has accepted a position with the Office of Development at UT Health, which is the most comprehensive academic health center in The UT System and the U.S. Gulf Coast region.

The Future of Learning: Education in the Era of Partners in Code is a ten-year forecast created by alum Jason Swanson, Director of Strategic Foresight for KnowledgeWorks along with contributions of current student Katie King and other members of the KnowledgeWorks team.

Houston Foresight alum Dennis Morgan edited a special issue “Overshoot and Collapse: a wake up call” in response to Richard Slaughter’s “Biggest Wakeup Call in History, for the most recent “On the Horizon.” Three other members of the Houston Foresight community contributed pieces to the special issue: student Jim Breaux, alum & adjunct faculty Terry Collins, and Program Coordinator Andy Hines.

Alum Morgan Kauffman (2010) was part of the Good Judgment Project team that won the IARPAForecasting Tournament. At the helm of the Good Judgment Team is Philip Tetlock, author of the landmark Expert Political Judgment and is prominent in forecasting circles. 

Natasha Vita More coco-editor of the newly published Transhumanist Reader. Natasha has long been active in the leadership of the transhumanist movement.

Sean Daken launched RefactorU, which was featured in the Houston Chronicle. RefactorU is described as a “boot camp-style learning experience focused on the most relevant twenty-first-century technology skills, including web application development, data science, and related emerging technologies.”

Books

Joan Foltz's Market Whipped: And Not By Choice

Adam Gordon's Future Savvy

Jennifer Jarratt's What Futurists Believe

Jim Lee's Resilience and the Future of Everyday Life

Will Thurmond's Biodiesel 2020

Verne Wheelright's It's Your Future