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Profiles of Excellence in Action | 

May 2011

The Kent State University Sculpture Walk consists of four works of art along the University Esplanade, the pedestrian walkway through campus, with plans to add more pieces on campus and extending into the city of Kent.

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Welcome to Profiles of Excellence in Action, a monthly e-newsletter showcasing news and events from Kent State University. In this month's issue, learn about how weight loss can improve memory, watch videos about the School of Theatre and Dance's new EZ Black Box Theatre and the Kent State University Sculpture Walk, help us out by taking a brief survey about the Profiles of Excellence in Action e-newsletter and find out how Ivanka Sabolich uses her experiences as an immigrant to help students relate to classroom discussions.

Weight Loss Improves Memory, According to Kent State Researcher

John Gunstad, an associate professor in the Department of Psychology, and a team of researchers have discovered a link between weight loss and improved memory and concentration.

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Profiles of Excellence in Action Survey

We’d like to hear from you! Kent State University is conducting a brief survey of Profiles of Excellence in Action subscribers in order to learn more about your reading habits and opinions about the e-newsletter.

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School of Theatre and Dance Dedicates New EZ Black Box Theatre

The School of Theatre and Dance at Kent State University dedicated its new EZ Black Box theatre to Louis O. Erdmann and William H. Zucchero — two celebrated emeriti faculty.

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Sociology Professor Ivanka Sabolich Motivated by Student Success

Ivanka Sabolich, assistant professor, uses her experiences as an immigrant to help students relate to the concepts they discuss in class.

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