• Breaking the Silence to Prevent Suicide

    Personal tragedy leads a mother to become an advocate for preventing teen suicide and continue her education as a Walden communications student.

    November 14, 2012

    Jenny Wolpert
  • Helping Students Deal With Natural Disasters

    Walden contributing faculty member Dr. Steven Little shares his expertise in helping children cope with and recover from the trauma that occurs when disaster strikes a community.

    November 13, 2012

    Steven Little
  • 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
  • Clearing a Path and Cultivating Community

    Walden faculty member Dr. Beth Hagens discovers how a community cleanup can bring neighbors together.

    October 19, 2012

    Dr. Bethe Hagens
  • Walden Students Share Insights From World Business Forum

    Students learn what it takes to be a successful leader in today’s global economy at a global business forum showcasing prominent experts in business, government, and media.

    October 15, 2012

    Walden Faculty and Students at WBF
  • Making a Difference for Educators

    Before she became a Walden graduate and teacher, Katie Schulz-Ditchen turned to a local women’s shelter for help. Now she’s introducing other women in difficult circumstances to the possibility of a teaching career.

    September 26, 2012

    Katie Shulz-Ditchen (second from left)
  • Overcoming Childhood Obesity

    Walden faculty member Dr. Tiffany Rush-Wilson explains what parents can do to help improve the eating habits and health of their children.

    September 17, 2012

    Tiffany Rush Wilson
  • Literacy: The Foundation of Learning

    Literacy expert and Walden faculty member Barbara Weschke discusses the tools teachers can use to help students demonstrate their reading comprehension and fluency.

    September 07, 2012

    Barbara Weschke
  • 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
  • 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.