• Eric Barton

    Humanitarian on a Mission

    Posted on August 16, 2013
    Former U.S. Marine Eric Barton uses his Walden education and his desire to support his country’s defense infrastructure to run a successful contracting company and help... Read More >
  • Stephen Mucheke educating

    Preventing HIV/AIDS in Africa Through Education

    Posted on July 19, 2013
    Walden’s PhD 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... Read More >
  • Study Abroad Group at Windsor, London

    Adding Global Experience to Online Education

    Posted on July 1, 2013
    Walden offers an increasing number of study abroad programs that meet the needs of adult students... Read More >
  • Mark Maxwell and Timothy Young

    A Voice for Equality

    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... Read More >
  • Luis LaCourt

    Spreading the Message of Early Screening

    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... Read More >
  • Michelle Williams

    An Advocate for Patients

    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... Read More >
  • Irene Barry

    Sharing Her Passion for Lifelong Learning in the Classroom

    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... Read More >
  • Faye Britt crossing the finish line at the 2013 Boston Marathon

    Running for Boston

    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... Read More >
  • 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.