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Meet the New Director of the Hugh A. Glauser School of Music at Kent State University, Dr. Sarah Labovitz
Growing up in Akron, Sarah Labovitz, D.M.A., was surrounded by music. Her dad sang to the radio. Her mom played guitar. Her siblings excelled in music. She excelled in music. With a lengthy list of accomplishments across numerous states, she recently returned to “the heart of it all” as the new director of the Hugh A. Glauser School of Music at Kent State University.
Health and safety engineers help ensure workers stay safe, even in challenging environments such as manufacturing plants or construction sites. It’s an essential role that can save lives using technical knowledge and expertise. If you thrive in demanding situations, excel at math and science, and have meticulous attention to detail, becoming a health and safety engineer may be right for you.
There currently exist an unprecedented number of international refugees and forcibly displaced migrants—a reported 22.5 million and 65.6 million respectively worldwide1—and most are attempting to escape persecution, war or an otherwise dangerous environment.2 With such a prodigious number of displaced people, critical public health issues, such as access to healthcare, need to be addressed to ensure that migrants’ basic needs are met during their difficult transition into a new and often unfamiliar place.