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Dr. Owen Gingerich ’51 addressed the United Nations General Assembly to commemorate International Mother Earth Day

Dr. Gingerich, who is one of the world's leading astronomers and has an astroid named in his honor, delivered the opening address for a panel of scientists who discussed the impact of human activities on the earth. "We are at a perilous point where our knowledge, our powers and our masses have the newly acquired capability to irredeemably destroy our environment," Gingerich stated.

“At DOOR Atlanta, lunch comes straight from the garden” from Mennonite Mission Network

As youth come through DOOR Atlanta this summer, they’ll find something on their plates that you wouldn’t expect on a weeklong service trip: local, organic food. Tim Showalter Ehst, the interim co-director of DOOR (Discovering Opportunities for Outreach and Reflection) in Atlanta and a Goshen (Ind.) College graduate, is in the midst of planning and creating menus that will allow the DOOR staff to feed their young volunteers with healthy food grown around the city.