• Preventing HIV/AIDS in Africa Through Education

    Walden’s Ph.D. in Public Health program is helping student Stephen Mucheke achieve is goal to promote public health practices that prevent and reduce the impact of HIV/AIDS on communities across Africa.

    July 19, 2013

    Stephen Mucheke educating
  • Adding Global Experience to Online Education

    Walden offers an increasing number of study abroad programs that meet the needs of adult students.

    July 01, 2013

    Study Abroad Group at Windsor, London
  • A Voice for Equality

    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.

    June 18, 2013

    Mark Maxwell and Timothy Young
  • 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
  • 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: Krystal Kirkland, M.P.H.

    Earning an M.P.H. brings this new graduate closer to several important personal goals: changing careers, fighting childhood obesity, and making a greater impact on our nation’s healthcare.

    January 16, 2013

    Krystal Kirkland
  • 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.