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February 09, 2015

A miscellany of the new, the intriguing, and the obscure.

Lt. Col. Alexander JeffersonLt. Col. Alexander Jefferson

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

ZimbardoZimbardoWho 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.

Class Yearbooks Online Feeling nostalgic?

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.

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