In the community

Tony Rothering, professor of biology, will present the “Scientific Value of Bird Banding” at Adams Wildlife Sanctuary on Dec. 19 at 6 p.m. He will be discussing the scientific value of bird banding and providing an update on bird banding projects in the Springfield area. The event is free and open to the public.

Stamps of HopeRihab Sawah, assistant professor of physics, will discuss “Stamps of Hope,” the Syrian refugee artists traveling exhibit, at a presentation on Sunday, Dec. 29, 10:30 a.m. at Abraham Lincoln Unitarian Universalist Congregation (ALUUC). The exhibit opened and was hosted on campus in October and November. Some of the remaining artwork will be on display at ALUUC. More than half of the artwork sold while on display at LLCC.