February 09, 2015
A miscellany of the new, the intriguing, and the obscure.
Tuskegee Airman Takes Flight
On November 5, Lt. Col. Alexander Jefferson, a 93-year-old retired U.S. Air Force officer and one of the last touring Tuskegee Airmen, visited campus to share the story behind his book Red Tail Captured, Red Tail Free: Memoirs of a Tuskegee Airman and POW (Fordham University Press, 2005). The Tuskegee Airmen, the nation’s first African American military pilots, served in World War II. Jefferson’s visit was organized by the Office of Inclusion and Multicultural Engagement.
Zimbardo on Evil and Heroism
Who better to discuss the psychological aspects of evil and heroism than Philip Zimbardo, architect of the 1971 Stanford Prison Experiment, in which students adapted all too readily to their roles as guards and prisoners in a mock prison.
Abuzz for Bees
Jeremy Stanhope CAS ’16 works hard to spread the word about bees’ mysterious colony collapse disorder as well as proper beekeeping techniques. He is the founder and president of L&C’s Beekeeper’s Club, which has set up two hives for nonaggressive honeybees on South Campus.
Where Are They Now?
Life leads in many directions when Lewis & Clark graduates leave Palatine Hill. For a big- picture view of the paths taken by our alumni, check out the new Life After Lewis & Clark website, which includes stories and survey results from recent graduates.
Check out the college yearbooks online. The archives staff has digitized all of the college’s yearbooks, beginning with the first edition for Albany College in 1902.