Text: "What will you be in the future?" over a woman looking off with icons of technology swirling around her head.

Veterans Imagination Project Community Workshops

Learn new skills to navigate your transition and define your post-service success.

Arizona STEM Acceleration Project

Arizona STEM Acceleration Project (ASAP) is a new initiative transforming how Arizona’s K-12 educators deliver high-quality, hands-on STEM activities to our state’s future leaders.

Hear From Past Participants

How VIP Can Change Your Trajectory

The Applied Sci-Fi Project

The Applied Sci-Fi Project, made possible by support from the Sloan Foundation, is an event series and research project that brings together science fiction writers, futurists, scholars, and technologists to

EVOKE: The Collaborative Process

EVOKE: The Collaborative Process from Science & the Imagination on Vimeo.

Want to change the future? Start with a great story. EVOKE is a massive multi-player online educational game that uses narrative to help players develop 21st century skills and drive collaborative innovation.

Wole Talabi

In this episode of Griots & Galaxies, Jenna & Chinelo sit down with author and editor Wole Talabi.

Introducing Griots & Galaxies

The Center for Science and the Imagination is proud to present the new podcast Griots & Galaxies!

Solar Tomorrows Project Lesson Plan

For Grades 9-12 Created by Annie Holub INTRODUCTION For Teachers  This Solar Tomorrows Project was designed by Annie Holub over the summer of 2023 as part of the Solar Tomorrows Fellowship at

A Slice of Life in 2050: A Sci-Fi Documentary Discussion about Possible Solar-Powered Futures

Just before the COVID-19 pandemic hit North America in 2020, the Center for Science and Imagination and Center for Energy and Society at Arizona State University convened a collection of

Imaginary Papers: Issue 15

Mateo Díaz Choza, Devan Hakkal & Joey Eschrich

Michael G. Bennett

  This episode of The Imagination Desk features Michael G. Bennett, a lawyer and legal scholar, scholar of science, technology and society, visual artist, and higher education leader. In this chat, we discuss different ways that artists use imagination…

Christopher Rowe

In this episode of The Imagination Desk, we sit down with science fiction and fantasy author Christopher Rowe to have a conversation about the relationship between imagination and faith, and how imagination influences our view of the universe.    Chris…

Claudia Alick

In this episode of The Imagination Desk, we sit down with cultural producer, performer, and inclusion expert Claudia Alick. In this conversation, Claudia speaks about Black imagination and futures, and shares her perspectives on ways to create safer an…

Imaginary Papers: Issue 14

Jenna N. Hanchey, Erin K. Wagner & Joey Eschrich

Solar Tomorrows Fellowship

The Solar Tomorrows Fellowship reaches educators and learners of all ages throughout Arizona through educational materials about solar technologies and choices, clean-energy transitions, and issues of energy equity and justice.

The Future of Energy Ownership

Clark A. Miller Energy Democracies for Sustainable Futures

Redesigning Political Economy: The Promise and Peril of a Green New Deal for Energy

Clark A. Miller The Green New Deal and the Future of Work

Bob and Erik sitting on a TV set

Helping veterans transition to civilian careers

Program Director Bob Beard and former participant Erik Villegas appear on Arizona PBS to explain more about the methods used and why thinking about the future can be a helpful tool in military to civilian transition.

Imaginary Papers: Issue 12

Zoyander Street, Jason Tashea & Joey Eschrich

Applied Imagination Fellows Project Report: Ian Edwards

Applied Imagination Fellows Project Report: Sultan Sharrief

Applied Imagination Fellows Project Report: Panthea Lee

Applied Imagination Fellows Project Report: Regina Kanyu Wang

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