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Futureportal… an ezine on the future, September 2010

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Welcome to Futureportal, an ezine of the Institute for the Future at Anne Arundel Community College (IF @ AACC),September 2010, volume 6, issue 8...We study the future to help build a better tomorrow.   

Inside this issue...

  • futures thinking... looking ahead
  • applied foresight... using the perspective
  • on the horizon... learning opportunities & events - local, regional and global
  • futures thinking... looking ahead

This National Geographic site features an ongoing study of human genetic interconnections - combining scientific research, history and futuring. 

  • applied foresight... using the perspective

Wondering what the weather will be is frequently on our minds. The National Ocean and Atmospheric Administration, NOAA, conducts research about weather and forecasting. Additionally, NOAA researches the relationships between weather, climate, and the oceans. The Office of Ocean Exploration's work is inspired by the importance of the oceans to all life on earth.

  • on the horizon... learning opportunities & events - local, regional and global

The Brown Bag Lunch Series sponsored by IF @ AACC for September:

"Convergence of Social Networking, Gaming and Virtual Reality"
by John Coale
Associate Professor, American Military University
Defense Analyst, USG
Monday, September 13 
1-1:50 p.m. 
Careers Bldg, Room 129
AACC, Arnold, MD (map)
This event is free and open to the public. 

Interested in a course on the future for college credit?
Check our Exploring the Future (FTR 100) course listing. This is a 3 credit-hour General Education course which also satisfies the diversity requirement. Fall Term registration is now over, but Spring Term registration will be available in November for both online and face-to-face classes.