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|February 01, 2018 - March 31, 2018|
|Indelible India Photo Exhibit |
The Indian subcontinent left a lasting impression on this group of Bay Area photographers.
Indelible India showcases images of India's cultural treasures, spiritual wonder, natural beauty and remarkable people. Thirty-two images by Bay Area photographers will be on display at the Krause Center for Innovation (KCI) Gallery at Foothill College from Feb. 1 through March 31.
Few countries in the world carve such a deep and lasting impression on a traveller as does India. India is steeped in history and comprised of a diverse mix of geography, tradition, architecture and religion. India overloads the senses with the pure, concentrated intensity of its colors, smells, tastes and sounds. It is an exceptionally beautiful country filled with massive forts, royal palaces, spellbinding mosques, magnificent landscapes and ancient temples.
Images for this exhibition were made during a two-week trip led by Foothill College photography professor Ron Herman. This trip included visits to Delhi, Jodhpur, Jaipur, and the ancient city of Varanasi. The photographers, including current and former Foothill College photography students, captured images of daily life in Northern India.
Through their lenses, these photographers explored various facets of Indian culture, including a Hindu aarti ceremony held on the banks of the Ganges, a kushti wrestling facility where young men train to compete in the traditional form of Indian mud wrestling, a widow ashram housing women who have been ostracized from society after the death of their husbands, and celebration of the ancient Holi festival signifying the coming of spring and the rebirth of nature.
Exhibiting photographers include Katherine Bazak, Mila Bird, Barbara Buchholz Collins, Michael Collins, Ron Herman, Mary Ellen Kaschub, Annabelle Port, Gabrielle Rondell, Joan Sperans, Don Wheatley, and Kate Winn-Rogers.
The exhibit is located in the KCI Gallery, on the lower level of the Krause Center for Innovation at Foothill College 12345 El Monte Road, Los Altos Hills, CA 94022. Parking is $3. Please park in Lot 4. Disabled parking available in Lot 4-B. KCI hours of operation are Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Saturday: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.; Closed on Sundays and holidays.
For more information on the exhibit visit:
|February 01, 2018 - February 28, 2018|
|House of Books Photo Exhibit (all month)|
Part of Black History Month
A month long exhibit featuring a series of photographs of students, teachers, and parents in primary schools in Botswana and Lesotho that observed the simultaneous focus on modern education as well as the importance of the preservation of cultural tradition for students and families.
|February 26, 2018|
|Town Hall for LGBTQ Awareness|
Co-sponsored by the Gender-Sexuality Awareness Club
|ASFC Headquarters, Room 2011|
Join us for a discussion as students share perspectives and counselors provide support in response to the transphobic hate crime at our sister college. Food and coloring books provided. Please wear light pink/blue attire to show solidarity.
|February 27, 2018|
|Sound Off: BHM Processional|
BeaT D Rhythm, Let Yoâ€™ Heartbeat Speak
|Cesar Chavez Plaza & Campus Center Dinning Room (2201)|
Join Foothill College students, employees, and community while we welcome a special guest Janetta Coleman, for a follow up to this monthâ€™s processional drum experience. Come learn how to let yo' beat flow and your stress go while being creative.
|February 28, 2018|
|Astronomy Lecture: When Mars Was Like Earth|
Part of the Silicon Valley Astronomy Lecture Series
|Smithwick Theatre (Room 1001)|
On Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018 at 7 pm, Dr. Ashwin Vasavada, of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, will give a free, illustrated, non-technical talk on "When Mars Was Like Earth: Five Years of Exploration with NASA's Curiosity Mars Rover" in the Smithwick Theater at Foothill College, in Los Altos.
The talk is part of the Silicon Valley Astronomy Lecture Series at Foothill College, now in its 18th year.
More than five years after its dramatic arrival at Mars, the car-sized Curiosity rover continues to reveal Mars as a once-habitable planet. Early in Mars' history, rivers and lakes persisted for millions of years and created the landforms that Curiosity explores today. The rover is climbing the foothills of a martian mountain, where rock layers have recorded the passage of time and a changing climate. This talk will cover the latest findings from the mission, the challenges of remote robotic exploration, and what lies ahead.
Dr. Ashwin Vasavada is a planetary scientist at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California. His research interests include the climate history of Mars, the weather on Jupiter and Saturn, and the possibility of ice at the poles of the Moon and Mercury. Currently he is the Project Scientist for NASA's Curiosity rover that began development in 2003 and successfully reached Mars in August, 2012. He now leads the international team of scientists as they explore Gale Crater on the martian surface.
Foothill College is just off the El Monte Road exit from Freeway 280 in Los Altos. For directions and parking information, see: https://foothill.edu/parking/
For a campus map, see: https://www.foothill.edu/map
The lecture is co-sponsored by:
*The Foothill College Astronomy Program
*The SETI Institute
*The Astronomical Society of the Pacific
*NASA Ames Research Center
The lecture is free. There is a charge of $3 for parking on campus.
Past lectures in the series can be found on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/SVAstronomyLectures
|March 02, 2018|
|Student Mathematics League Competition|
This competition is open for all Foothill students. The competition is in the form of an examine, which lasts one hour and students must arrive between 1:30pm and 2:30pm. Students are advised to bring their own calculators. For registration and additional information, please Contact Daniel Nghiem firstname.lastname@example.org or visit TINYURL.COM/AMATYCSML"
To help student prepare for the competition, STEM Center is offering a practice session on March 1, 4-6pm at room 4205 with Math tutor Eric Steger.
|March 13, 2018|
|Free Legal Counsel|
Sponsored by Associated Students of Foothill College
|Campus Center Room 2002|
All Foothill students with a current OwlCard may make an appointment for free legal counsel on Tuesdays from 12-2 until March 13. Ron Goularte has more than 20 years with the FHDA district and can offer advice on everything from housing and employment issues to career counseling.
|April 21, 2018|
|11 a.m.-2 p.m.|
|Day on the Hill|
Learn all about Foothill College!
Join us for a Day on the Hill and get to know Foothill College! Talk to students, faculty and staff and learn all about the programs and services we offer. Plus, enter our random drawing for free textbooks for your freshman year!
|November 10, 2018|
|Women's Basketball vs. Hartnell|
Cheer on the Owls!
|November 24, 2018|
|Women's Basketball vs. Gavilan|
Cheer on the Owls!
|December 10, 2018|
|Costa Rica Study Abroad Info Meeting|
|Appreciation Hall (Room 1501)|
Learn how you can study abroad in Costa Rica!
|October 02, 2019 - October 03, 2019|
|Friday & Saturday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.|
|Fall Plant Sale|
Proceeds Benefit Environmental Horticulture & Design Program
|Environmental Horticulture Facility; adjacent to Lot 8|
|Admission is free; parking is $3. Purchase required parking permit from dispensers in any student lot. Dispensers accept debit/credit cards and cash.|
The Foothill College Environmental Horticulture & Design Department presents its popular two-day fall plant sale
The sale will feature many varieties of perennials, California native plants and trees, winter veggies, shrubs and trees for fall color, fruit trees and a variety of drought-tolerant plants and succulents. Some trees and shrubs in larger containers are available. Most plants are in four-inch pots and one-gallon containers.
Cash and checks are accepted; no sales by credit/debit card. Bring bags, boxes and plastic liner to transport purchases. Sale items are first come, first served.
Parking Lots 7 and 8 provide the best access to the horticulture facilities. Patrons must purchase the required campus parking permit for $3. Purchase permit at dispensers in any student lot. Dispensers accept debit/credit cards and cash. Foothill College is located off I-280 on El Monte Road in Los Altos Hills. For additional information, access foothill.edu.
|Phone: (650) 949-7185|