In the community

Chris McDonald, Ph.D., will moderate the “Tales from the Vault” program at the Illinois State Museum Research and Collections Center tomorrow, May 2, from noon to 1 p.m. He will share the significance behind WWI artifacts from the Illinois State Museum’s collections. Special attention will be paid to the “war relics” brought home by Springfield ambulance driver Kent Hagler.

Tony Rothering, professor of biology, led a bird banding demonstration at Elkhart last weekend which was covered by the New Herald News in the story, “First-ever Elkhart Hill bird banding a cold but colorful success.”