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Jane McGonigal

19 Nov, 2014 Special Events

Human Impacts Bay Area: Innovations for the Climate Breakthrough

Join us for a night of art and conversation around innovative ways to tackle climate change Read more

04 Aug, 2022

BCNM Around the Web July 2022

Check out the great work of our students, faculty, and alumni around the web this July! Read more

27 Jul, 2022

Jane McGonigal Talks Future Thinking with Gwyneth Paltrow

She features on Gwyneth Paltrow's podcast The Goop. Read more

22 Jul, 2022

How to Predict the Future on Ted Interviews

Listen to the TED interviews podcast of alum Jane McGonigal sharing how to predict the future. Read more

11 Jul, 2022

Jane McGonigal on KQED's Mind Shift

Paul Darvasi interviews alum Jane McGonigal on "Harnessing the power of future-forecasting to help invent a better world." Read more

01 Jul, 2022

Jane McGonigal on Whether Games Can Prepare Us for Catastrophes

Alum Jane McGonigal features on Steve Levitt's popular podcast. Read more

01 Jul, 2022

BCNM Around the Web June 2022

Check out the great work of our students, faculty, and alumni around the web this June! Read more

10 Jun, 2022

BCNM's Big Wins 2022

We're so proud to share some our greatest successes from 2022!  Read more

25 May, 2022

The Craft of Forecasting Our Possible Futures

Antonia Violante is in conversation with Jane McGonigal on Behavioral Scientist.  Read more

21 May, 2022

BCNM Around the Web May

Check out the great work of our students, faculty, and alumni around the web this May! Read more

14 May, 2022

Jane McGonigal on Metaphysical Milkshake

Rainn and Reza sit down with futurist Jane McGonigal to ponder, "How Can You Tell The Future?"  Read more

28 Apr, 2022

Jane McGonigal on the Next Big Idea Club

Alum Jane McGonigal shares five key insights from her new book, Imaginable. Read more

19 Apr, 2022

Jane McGonigal on the Michael Shermer Show

In Imaginable, Jane McGonigal draws on the latest scientific research in psychology and neuroscience to show us how to train our minds to think the unthinkable and imagine the unimaginable. Read more

19 Apr, 2022

How to Future Proof your Life with Jane McGonigal

Jane McGonigal is featured in this VOX interview with Sigal Samuel. Read more

13 Apr, 2022

BCNM Around the Web April 2022

Check out the great work of our students, faculty, and alumni around the web this April 2022!

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08 Apr, 2022

Imaginable Featured in Big Think

Helplessness isn't learned — it's an instinctual response that can be overcome. Read more

08 Apr, 2022

Jane McGonigal on Cultivating Optimism

Jane McGonigal was interviewed on The Tim Ferriss Show on discussing how to become the expert of your own future and cultivate optimism. Read more

06 Apr, 2022

The Urgent Future Questionnaire by Jane McGonigal

Jane McGonigal published the article "The Urgent Future Questionnaire" on Porchlight. Read more

05 Apr, 2022

Anisse Gross Reviews Imaginable

Alum Jane McGonigal's “Imaginable” is reviewed in the Datebook. Read more

01 Apr, 2022

The Wall Street Journal Reviews Imaginable

Emily Bobrow writes "Jane McGonigal Believes Games Can Change the World" for the WSJ. Read more

01 Apr, 2022

NYT Review of Imaginable

Dawn Chan reviews Jane McGonigal's IMAGINABLE: How to See the Future Coming and Feel Ready for Anything ― Even Things That Seem Impossible Today.
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30 Mar, 2022

Pop Mythology Reviews Imaginable

'Imaginable' is the most important book you’ll read this year! Read more

02 Mar, 2022

BCNM Around the Web March 2022

Check out the great work of our students, faculty, and alumni around the web this March! Read more

02 Mar, 2022

Shira Abramovich Reviews Imaginable

Jane McGonigal's latest book Imaginable was reviewed by Shira Abramovich on Reboot.  Read more

11 Feb, 2022

BCNM Around the Web February 2022

Check out the great work of our students, faculty, and alumni around the web this February! Read more

02 Feb, 2022

Jane McGonigal Publishes Imaginable

Jane McGonigal is unusually adept at anticipating events that most of us can't even fathom. In this eye-opening, actionable book, she teaches you how to widen your peripheral vision, extend your imagination farther into the future, and conceive of the inconceivable. Read more

31 Jan, 2022

Publisher's Weekly Review of Imaginable

Publisher's Weekly published a book review on Jane McGonigal's 'Imaginable: How to See the Future Coming and Feel Ready—Even Things That Seem Impossible Today'. Read more

22 Jan, 2022

BCNM Around the Web January 2022

Check out the great work of our students, faculty, and alumni around the web this January! Read more

27 Dec, 2021

BCNM Around the Web December 2021

Check out the great work of our students, faculty, and alumni around the web this past December 2021! Read more

08 Dec, 2021

BCNM Around the Web November 2021

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14 Oct, 2021

BCNM Around the Web October 2021

Check out the amazing work of our faculty, students, and alumni around the web this October! Read more

25 Sep, 2021

BCNM Around the Web September 2021

Check out the amazing work of our faculty, students, and alumni around the web this September! Read more

30 Aug, 2021

Jane McGonigal on Slaying Stress

BCNM alum Jane McGonigal was recently featured on the 3 Books podcast, where she discussed how she designs games to help people develop resilience and positive attitudes in the face of life's challenges.  Read more

21 Aug, 2021

BCNM Around the Web August 2021

Check out the amazing work of our faculty and alumni around the web this August! Read more

28 Jul, 2021

Jane McGonigal on How to be Mindfully Present to the Future

Watch Jane talk about futurist and mindful thinking with a Buddhist entrepreneur. Read more

23 Jul, 2021

BCNM Around the Web July 2021

Check out the amazing work of our faculty, students, and alumni around the web this July! Read more

19 Jun, 2021

BCNM Around the Web June

Check out the amazing work of our faculty, students, and alumni around the web this June! Read more

27 May, 2021

Jane McGonigal's SuperBetter in Clinical Trials Read more

25 May, 2021

BCNM Around the Web May 2021

Check out the amazing work of our faculty, students, and alumni around the web in May! Read more

18 Apr, 2021

Jane McGonigal Interview on Futurist Thinking on Coursera

BCNM alum Jane McGonigal is instructing a Coursera course on handling life after Covid-19 through the Institute for the Future.  Read more

17 Apr, 2021

BCNM Around the Web April 2021

Check out the amazing work of our faculty, students, and alumni around the web this April! Read more

27 Mar, 2021

New Coursera Course on Life After COVID-19 from Jane McGonigal

Jane McGonigal prepares us for post-pandemic life with her online Coursera course Life After COVID-19. Read more

15 Mar, 2021

BCNM Around the Web March 2021

Check out the amazing work of our alumni around the web this March! Read more

09 Feb, 2021

Jane McGonigal on The Knowledge Project

Jane McGonigal was recently interviewed by The Knowledge Project on her work and beliefs on video games. Read more

01 Feb, 2021

Jane McGonigal on Because Games Matter

Jane McGonigal shares her story and experience on Because Games Matter. Read more

29 Jan, 2021

BCNM Around the Web January 2021

Check out the amazing work of our faculty, students, and alumni around the web this January! Read more

22 Jan, 2021

Jane McGonigal at Refuel

Alum Jane McGonigal speaks at Refuel conference on how games can help build mental resilience, channel positive attitudes, and encourage collaboration in the real world. Read more

06 Nov, 2020

BCNM Around the Web November 2020

Check out the amazing work of our faculty, students, and alumni around the web this November! Read more

29 Sep, 2020

The First Five Minutes of the Future with Jane McGonigal

What will you do when the next “unthinkable” change happens? Play this game to find out. Read more

10 Sep, 2020

BCNM Around the Web September 2020

Check out the amazing work of our faculty, students, and alumni around the web this September! Read more

18 Aug, 2020

BCNM Around the Web August 2020

Check out the amazing work of our faculty, students, and alumni around the web this August! Read more

03 Aug, 2020

Jane McGonigal on Sparking Hope for the Future

Alum Jane McGonigal has us ask ourselves three questions during the pandemic. Read more

25 Jul, 2020

Jane McGonigal Featured on Verizon

Alum Jane McGonigal's work is featured for how to save the world with games. Read more

17 Jul, 2020

BCNM Around the Web July 2020

Check out the awesome presentations and features of our faculty, student, and alumni work across the web this past July! Read more

21 Jun, 2020

Highlights from Jane McGonigal's IBM Talk at CodeMotion

Jane asks: Can the innovation of games prepare us for the future? Read more

17 Jun, 2020

BCNM Around the Web June 2020

Check out the amazing talks and discussions around the work of our faculty and alumni in June 2020! Read more

14 May, 2020

BCNM Around the Web May 2020

Check out the amazing work of our faculty and alumni in May 2020! Read more

25 Apr, 2020

Alum Jane McGonigal on Punching through the Pandemic with Psychological Science

Jane McGonigal recently spoke to Oregon State University Professor Regan Gurung about her smartphone application SuperBetter and coping with the COVID-19 pandemic through games and other indoor activities. Read more

16 Apr, 2020

BCNM Around the Web April 2020

Check out the amazing work of our faculty and alumni in April 2020! Read more

11 Apr, 2020

Jane McGonigal on the Best of Our Knowledge

Listen to Jane McGonigal discuss video games on The Best of Our Knowledge! Read more

07 Apr, 2020

Jane McGonigal on Stretching the Imagination in a Pandemic

As the Coronavirus becomes more widespread she argues that we need to learn how to adapt quickly to global changes that will continue to disrupt our daily lives.  Read more

24 Feb, 2020

Jane McGonigal on Entering the Lottery

Jane McGonigal writes on the benefits of entering the lottery for WiredRead more

24 Feb, 2020

Review of Jane McGonigal's Future Thinking Course

Belgian newspaper De Tiljd reviews Jane McGonigal's "Futures Thinking Specialization" classes on Coursera. Read more

24 Feb, 2020

Jane McGonigal in After Shock

Jane McGonigal was featured in futurist compendium After Shock. Read more

20 Feb, 2020

BCNM Around the Web February 2020

Check out the amazing talks and discussion around the work of our faculty and alumni in February 2020! Read more

18 Feb, 2020

Alum Jane McGonigal’s SuperBetter Featured on BuiltIn

McGonigal's smartphone app on wellness SuperBetter was just featured on BuiltIn. Read more

05 Feb, 2020

Alum McGonigal on WUWF

BCNM alum Jane McGonigal was featured on WUWF, the NPR channel in Great Northwest Florida.  Read more

02 Feb, 2020

Jane McGonigal on WAMC on a Better Life Through Gaming

Listen to alum Jane McGonigal discuss creating games that heal. Read more

19 Jan, 2020

Jane McGonigal on Meditative Story

Alum Jane McGonigal presents "Finding my own reflection" on this great podcast. Read more

13 Jan, 2020

BCNM Around the Web January 2020

Check out the amazing talks and discussion around the work of our faculty, students, and alumni in January 2020! Read more

30 Dec, 2019

Alum Jane McGonigal Launches Future Thinking on Coursera

Alum Jane McGonigal is now on Coursera teaching us how to be futurist thinkers! Read more

20 Dec, 2019

BCNM Around the Web December 2019

Check out the amazing talks and discussion around the work of our faculty, students, and alumni! Read more

02 Dec, 2019

Alum Jane McGonigal's SuperBetter Featured on Vox

McGonigal's smartphone app SuperBetter was recently featured on Vox. Read more

16 Oct, 2019

BCNM around the Web October 2019

More in the media from faculty Ken Goldberg and Koci Hernandez; and alumni Trevor Paglen, danah boyd, Jen Schradie, Tiffany Ng, Ritwik Banerji, Bo Ruberg, and Jane McGonigal.  Read more

01 Sep, 2019

BCNM around the Web September 2019

More in the media from faculty Abigail De Kosnik, Nicholas de Monchaux, Ken Goldberg, and Tom McEnaney; and alumni Jenni Higgs, Andrea Horbinski, Jane McGonigal, Trevor Paglen, Ritwik Banerji and Jen Schradie.  Read more

28 Aug, 2019

Alum Jane McGonigal on Meditative Story

McGonigal was featured on Meditative Story, a podcast from Thrive Media Read more

21 Aug, 2019

Alum Jane McGonigal in Invest Like the Best

Alum Jane McGonigal was featured on podcast Invest Like the Best by the Investors Field Guide Read more

08 Jul, 2019

Alum Jane McGonigal on The Big Think

Jane shares the benefits of bringing positive emotions to your work through play. Read more

24 Jun, 2019

BCNM around the Web July 2019

Ken Goldberg at BrainBar, on home robots and the relationship between robots and retirement. Nicholas de Monchaux on the moon suit at the Santa Fe Institute. Alum Bo Ruberg's Video Games Have Always Been Queer in Real Life. Alum Jane McGonigal on the gamification of the warehouse. Alum Trevor Paglen on Our Privacy Mess and at Art Basel. Alum Jen Schradie at the Microworks Platform Conference. Read more

23 Apr, 2019

Alum Jane McGonigal on Ologies Podcast

Dr. McGonigal shares her perspectives on the various choices in the gaming industry in an Ologies podcast. Read more

08 Apr, 2019

Alum Jane McGonigal Teaching How to be a Futurist at Stanford

McGonigal will teach a course titled, "How to Think Like a Futurist: Improve Your Powers of Imagination, Invention, and Capacity for Change." Read more

21 Feb, 2019

Jane McGonigal at Restaurant Innovation Summit

Alum Jane McGonigal was the keynote speaker at the Restaurant Innovation Summit in November 2018. Read more

21 Jan, 2019

Alum Jane McGonigal on Your Brain in Video Games

Quartz published an article by Frank Lantz in which he explains our brains' relationships with gaming. Alum Jane McGonigal argues that it has positive effects. Read more

21 Dec, 2018

Alum Jane McGonigal at Claremont Colleges

Jane McGonigal appeared at Pomona College to discuss her latest book and her take on the effects of gaming. Read more

18 Dec, 2018

Alum Jane McGonigal Leads Discussion on the Future of Education

Cal State Long Beach recently collaborated with Jane McGonigal on a project to gather feedback on how to develop the campus. Read more

05 Nov, 2018

Alum Jane McGonigal Creates Ethical Toolkit

Jane McGonigal developed a toolkit to help keep many large Silicon Valley tech companies, as well as start-ups, keep their priorities and ethics in check. Read more

24 May, 2017

Greg Niemeyer at If You Weren't Read more

16 Dec, 2016

Revisited: "Rogue Archives" Book Launch

The discussion of Prof. De Kosnik's new book was held at University Press. Read more

14 Oct, 2015

Alumnus Jane McGonigal's "SuperBetter" on Living Gamefully

BCNM alumnus Jane McGonigal's book SuperBetter has been reviewed in The New Yorker by Nathan Heller Read more