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2,300 student walking in UGA fall commencement

...held in Stegeman Coliseum and tickets are required.Roger Hunter, associate director for programs at the NASA Ames Research Center, is set to deliver the university's undergraduate Commencement address. Hunter received his bachelor's degree...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-12-17/2300-student-walking-uga-
Performance-based pay is a myth, study argues

...story.The study was done by Organizational Capital Partners, a consulting firm, for the Investor Responsibility Research Center Institute. It contains a scathing critique of several common compensation practices, including "long-term" incentives...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-03/performance-based-pay-myth
Dwell on points of pride

...presence at Fort Gordon; higher entrance requirements for GRU and improved graduation rates; and GRU's Cancer Research Center. The list goes on and on.Positive news will attract new people and businesses to the area. Continued negativity...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-12-05/dwell-points-pride
James Hutto Jr.

...Avenue, Augusta, GA 30904, Holly Hill Academy, P.O. Box 757, Holly Hill, SC 29059, or to Mesothelioma Applied Research Center, 1317 King St., Alexandria, VA 22314. A Rosary will be Friday evening at 6:00 P.M. and the family will receive...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000173446905
Azziz speaks of his "gratitude" to GRU

...would go after Azziz but that the focus needs to be on improving GRU and on future improvements such as the cancer research center."It's a huge deal for everybody," he said. "We've got to get that done. We've got almost all of the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-11-18/azziz-speaks-his-gratitud
Michelin making airless tires at its South Carolina plant

...development process, from concept to prototype to pilot, occurred in Greenville, home to the company's second-largest research center worldwide, said Pete Selleck, chairman and president of Michelin North America.The 135,000-square-foot facility...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-20/michelin-making-airless-ti
Electric vehicle owners in Augusta won't depend on charging stations outside of home

...phone calls seeking further information.Tom Turrentine, the director of the plug-in hybrid and electric vehicle research center at the University of California-Davis, said cities need to get more electric vehicles on the roads before investing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-08/electric-vehicle-owners-augu
Dignity, darkly defined

...Death with Dignity National Center.Public opinion aligns mostly on the right-to-die side, according to a Pew Research Center poll, which last year found 62 percent of adults agreeing with the notion that people have "a moral right to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-11-07/dignity-darkly-define
Vermont's largest city reaches milestone in green-energy efforts

...Richards said.Taylor Ricketts, the director of the Gund Institute for Ecological Economics, an interdisciplinary research center that works on sustainability issues at the University of Vermont, a Burlington Electric customer, said reaching...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-15/vermonts-largest-city-reac
Lady Bird's Texas wildflower center draws visitors by the thousands

...1982 by Lady Bird Johnson and actress Helen Hayes to protect and preserve native plants. The National Wildflower Research Center had no public space, but that didn't stop the public's curiosity. "We didn't expect to have visitors, but...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-09-13/lady-birds-texas-wildflower-center-