Speaker Date Topic
Genevieve Frederick Oct 02, 2020 12:00 PM
Feeding Pets of the Homeless
Simon Pennington Oct 16, 2020 12:00 PM
The Need for Smart Development and Infrastructure in the Face of Climate Change
The Need for Smart Development and Infrastructure in the Face of Climate Change

Simon Pennington was born in Norwich, UK and moved to the United States as a teenager. He is a product of Palo Alto HS, Foothill College, San Jose State, and the University of East Anglia in Norwich, UK, where he earned his MA in Art History in 1992. Simon taught Art History at Foothill (and several other colleges) for 21 years and more recently served as Dean of Fine Arts and Communication and Kinesiology and Athletics for three years. Simon is currently serving as Interim Associate Vice President of Community Relations, Marketing, and Communication at Foothill College.



Chuck Barney Nov 06, 2020 12:00 PM
Upcoming TV Season
Georgie Gleim, President Gleim Jewlers Nov 20, 2020 12:00 PM
"Diamonds: What You Should Know About Origin, Mining, Grading, and Beauty" ...
Chris Austria Dec 04, 2020 12:00 PM
Wildlife of Ethiopia, Uganda, Rwanda
Nicholas Verzic Dec 11, 2020 12:00 PM
NASA and Children Giving Organization
NASA and Children Giving Organization
Nicholas is currently a high school student at Khan Lab School. With a passion for robotics and artificial intelligence, he interns at NASA Ames Research Center where he co-authored a research publication at age 17. Working as part of NASA's Project PHALANX, a team dedicated to the development of a remote sensor network for use on extraterrestrial bodies, Nicholas has focused on the programming and algorithms behind the autonomous localization of individual sensors. Community service has also always been an important part of his life, as he co-founded ChildrenGiving.org which has successfully partnered with Microsoft in order to design and deliver weekly free virtual programming workshops to learners of all backgrounds. Currently, he also leads his school's COVID-19 task force, where they 3D print sanitary door handles Nicholas devised for the upcoming school year. If he were to pick one thing to work on for the rest of his life, it would easily be reinforcement-learning (Artificial Intelligence's intersection with robotics) and the mathematics behind it.