• Spreading the Message of Early Screening

    Shocked by his own diagnosis at age 42, Walden doctoral student Luis Lacourt starts a nonprofit organization focused on prostate cancer awareness and support.

    June 13, 2013

    Luis LaCourt
  • An Advocate for Patients

    The first recipient of Walden’s full-tuition Nurse of the Year Scholarship addresses what she’s learned in nearly 35 years of nursing and how she can apply what she’s learning in her Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program to her career.

    May 08, 2013

    Michelle Williams
  • Sharing Her Passion for Lifelong Learning in the Classroom

    Walden Ph.D. in Education student Irene Barry is a teacher who makes an impact on high school students with special needs in New Mexico and on fellow teachers in Guatemala.

    May 03, 2013

    Irene Barry
  • Running for Boston

    Walden doctoral student Faye Britt completed this year’s Boston Marathon before the bombing. In order to do something positive following the events, she organized a run to benefit the victims at the middle school where she is an assistant principal.

    May 02, 2013

    Faye Britt crossing the finish line at the 2013 Boston Marathon
  • Counsel About Counseling Men

    Dr. Mark Stauffer, a faculty member in Walden’s Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision program, describes how stereotypes inhibit men in counseling, offers helpful counseling strategies, and explains why it’s important to have more male counselors.

    April 19, 2013

    Dr. Mark Stauffer
  • Your Diet & Nutrition Questions Answered: Part 2

    School of Health Sciences faculty member Dr. Timothy Radak answers more questions from the Walden community about proper diet and nutrition.

    March 11, 2013

    Tim Radak
  • Your Diet & Nutrition Questions Answered

    Registered dietitian and nutrition expert Dr. Timothy Radak addresses questions from the Walden community about nutrition and health.

    March 04, 2013

    Tim Radak
  • A Path to Fulfilling Young Men’s Dreams

    Educator Curtis Alston focused his doctoral research on the school-based mentoring program he founded to help boys facing educational and social struggles.

    February 21, 2013

    Curtis Alston
  • The Business of Entrepreneurship

    Willie Jones shares some insights about entrepreneurship that his Walden degrees and founding a company have provided him.

    February 15, 2013

    Willie Jones
  • Meet a Graduate: Dr. Patric Taylor, Ed.D.

    A former lumber company owner fulfills his desire to become a better teacher by earning his doctoral degree.

    January 17, 2013

    Dr. Patric Taylor
  • About Spotlight on Walden

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