Spotlight on Walden

Spotlight on Walden

  • Mark Maxwell and Timothy Young
    Posted on June 18, 2013
    A Walden doctoral student’s personal parenting experience provides motivation for a dissertation on the impact of his state’s policy banning same-sex couples from adopting children together.
  • Luis LaCourt
    Posted on June 13, 2013

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

  • Dr. Eric Riedel
    Posted on June 5, 2013
    Walden Chief Academic Officer Dr. Eric Riedel explains why accreditation is important to a university and its students, prospective students, and alumni.
  • Michelle Williams
    Posted on May 8, 2013

    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.

  • Irene Barry
    Posted on May 3, 2013

    Walden PhD 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.

  • Faye Britt crossing the finish line at the 2013 Boston Marathon
    Posted on May 2, 2013

    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.

  • Dr. Mark Stauffer
    Posted on April 19, 2013

    Dr. Mark Stauffer, a faculty member in Walden’s PhD 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.

  • Riley College of Education and Leadership faculty and staff
    Posted on April 11, 2013

    The service project that brought Walden students, alumni, faculty, and staff together in support of National Volunteer Week and National Autism Awareness Week is just one of many volunteer opportunities available year-round through the Walden Service Network.

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