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TEDx Augusta event with theme of 'connections' coming Jan. 30

...hold up to 800 people. Belangia said the speakers represent a diverse range of thinkers, from recent high school graduates to former...cultural traditions.She said with American society becoming more diverse than ever before, Western medicine has to reflect personal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-01-21/tedxaugusta-event-theme-c
Georgia's home-schooled students seek admissions equality

...President of Student Affairs Mark Allen Poisel said. "We all have the same floor."Poisel said GRU recruits students with diverse educational backgrounds and hosts workshops for the families of home-schooled students, offering advice on the application...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-01-23/georgias-home-schooled-st
Upcoming Calendar

...2.5 miles of nature park trails, departing from Swamp Shop & Visitor's Center; variety of wildlife; learn about the diverse plant life and importance of urban wetland ecology; wear comfortable, closed-toed shoes, bring water to drink; dogs must...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2014-12-26/upcoming-calenda
When it comes to competing for contracts, being gay is a growing asset for business owners

...Marriott's vice president of sustainability and supplier diversity, said about 1 percent of the hotel giant's $450 million "diverse spend" last year was with gay-owned businesses that supplied everything from technology and furniture to translation services...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-02/when-it-comes-competing-co
Copenhaver served as mayor for nine years without controversy

...Deke thinks that's the best way to make things move smoothly, but when you've got a mixed community, when you've got a diverse group, there are going to be controversies, there are going to be mixed opinions," said Commissioner Marion Williams...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-12-27/copenhaver-served-mayor-
Attitude adjustment

...technology community. Let's support it.' This is one of the ways to do that."Indeed, Augusta already is home to a diverse ? albeit low-key ? tech community, bolstered by public institutions, such as Georgia Regents University, and tech-focused...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-12-20/attitude-adjustment
Around the block

...will depart from the Swamp Shop & Visitors Center at 9:30 a.m.Participants will learn about the variety of wildlife and diverse plant life, as well as the importance of wetland ecology. Wear comfortable, closed-toed shoes and bring water to drink...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2014-12-30/around-block
Awards dinner offers a chance to say 'thank you'

...program is a partnership with C.H. Terrell Academy as part of their music educational program. J.A.M.P. is not only a diverse group of amazingly talented kids that can sing and dance but they also look like they have a ball while doing it.As the program...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-12-18/awards-dinner-of
Augusta needs to improve tree maintenance efforts, study finds

Augusta's diverse tree population downtown and in Harrisburg is worth $8.6 million...and Gretchen Musser nearly a year ago."Augusta's trees are more diverse than many communities," Head told commissioners. But, "I see a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-11-02/augusta-needs-improve-tr
Mascots for 2016 Games honor Brazilian musicians

...yellow cat-like creature that represents Brazil's fauna, and Tom is a bushy-headed figure reminiscent of the country's diverse flora.The mascots will head a merchandising effort to sell about $400 million in Olympic-branded products. MORNING FINALS...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-12-15/mascots-2016-games-honor