A new center focused on climate change launched in August with the help of a $1 million donation from Ray Martin, a Virginia resident. Eastern Mennonite University, Harrisonburg, Va., is the lead institution; Goshen College, Goshen, Ind., and Mennonite Central Committee, Akron, Pa., are also partners. The work aims to connect a national and global network, research best practices, educate by sharing findings and explore new ideas and methods. Planning is in process. Read more.