• Expert Advice From Doctoral Graduates

    Walden graduates offer guidance in choosing a doctoral research topic and completing a dissertation successfully.

    November 01, 2012

    Kristal Ayres
  • Educating a Community About Breast Cancer

    Through the nonprofit organization she created, a Walden Ph.D. in Public Health graduate and 2010 Scholar of Change brings breast cancer screenings and support to Amish and Mennonite women in Appalachia.

    October 25, 2012

    Melissa Thomas
  • Meet a 2012 Graduate: Dr. Deborah Ellis

    A lifelong learner makes her parents proud and puts herself on track to become a hospital epidemiologist.

    August 22, 2012

    Dr. Deborah Ellis
  • Advocating for Adults With Autism

    A Walden doctoral student demonstrates daily what adults with autism spectrum disorder can accomplish and makes educators and employers aware of their capabilities.

    April 10, 2012

    Nathaniel Geyer
  • Beating the Odds

    A teen mother defies expectations to become a doctoral student and founds a nonprofit organization to combat poverty and discrimination in her community.

    March 30, 2012

    Ronessa Strickland Roberts
  • A Heart to Heart with Cynthia Hickman, Lifelong Learner at Walden University

    A nurse educator and cardiology case manager helps patients and families understand how to manage heart disease and avoid future hospitalizations.

    February 07, 2012

    Cynthia Hickman
  • About Spotlight on Walden

    Spotlight on Walden is a collection of stories and insights from our students, alumni, faculty, and staff. Get to know the Walden community and see how they are making a difference. Share your story at mywaldenimpact@waldenu.edu.