• Birds of a Feather

    Dr. Trudy Tappan shares how her passion for birds helped her find an extraordinarily fulfilling volunteer opportunity—and prompted her to create a nonprofit to support a local bird sanctuary.

    December 23, 2014

    Trudy Tappan
  • Helping People and Organizations Reach Their Full Potential

    Industrial and organizational (I-O) psychologist and faculty member Dr. Lori LaCivita shares her insights on what it's like to be part of the fastest growing professions.

    December 22, 2014

    Lori LaCivita
  • Empowering Parents on the Sideline

    Eric Luster is developing wearable technology to detect and report athletes’ traumatic brain injuries to parents in real time.

    November 21, 2014

    Empowering Parents on the Sideline
  • Through the Eyes of Young Children

    Walden alumna shares how her work is impacting the field of early childhood education.

    November 03, 2014

    Lois Wachtel
  • Re-Engineering an Education Model

    In honor of Learning Disabilities Awareness Month, Dr. Heather Macdonald and Dr. Karine Clay share how they are applying an innovative learning model in schools around the world.

    October 30, 2014

    Dr. Heather Macdonald (right) and Dr. Karine Clay
  • Inspiring Women to Become Successful Entrepreneurs

    Nely Galán, self-made media mogul and women’s empowerment advocate, offers women advice about starting a business

    October 22, 2014

    Nely Galán
  • In Good Taste: Promoting Healthy Eating for Children

    Dr. Holly Harring, a School of Health Sciences faculty member, shares her ideas to help families and schools develop a taste for healthy eating.

    September 26, 2014

    Dr. Holly Harring
  • Find Your Inspiration

    As a working parent of a newborn, M.S. in Education graduate Heidi Mammarelli found a balance of life, work and education while earning her degree.

    September 16, 2014

    Heidi Mammarelli
  • Staying Safe in Cyberspace

    Dr. Gary Griffith, School of Information Systems and Technology, shares tips on how to protect yourself online.

    September 04, 2014

    Gary Griffith
  • Getting Businesses Past Disaster: Another Facet of Homeland Security

    Dr. James Savard, School of Management, explains the importance of business continuity in homeland security preparedness

    August 28, 2014

    James Savard
  • About Spotlight on Walden

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