Articles from the Winter/Spring 2013 issue of our award-winning Walden alumni magazine

From the Current Issue

Letter From the President

Letter From the President
President Cynthia G. Baum, Ph.D., explains how you can further your own career by connecting to fellow alumni.
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Features

Illustration credit: Mike Austin. 

The Art of Making Contact
Alumni share their secrets to networking—online and in person—and making it work for your career.
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Dr. Jonas Nguh. Photo credit: Stephen Spartana.

Walking the Talk
Dr. Jonas Nguh ’13 shares how a commitment to volunteering can become an integral part of your everyday life.  
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Jonathan Kozol. Photo credit: Paul Fetters.

Bringing Honor to Education
Jonathan Kozol, a best-selling author and one of the most respected voices on public education in the United States, explains we all have a responsibility to bring a ‘sense of joy’ into the classroom.
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Dr. Anjali Forber-Pratt. Photo credit: Stan Kaady.

Web Exclusive: Creating Ripples of Change
Dr. Anjali Forber-Pratt, a world-renowned Paralympian, explains how education empowers everyone to be an agent of change.
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Changemakers

Dr. Uchenna Ekwo. Photo credit: Zef Nikkola.

Beyond the Degree
Integrating peace into journalism
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Dr. James Thomas Milton. Photo credit: Alison Sheehy.

Insights
Building a writing career
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Dr. Maureen Kroning.

Why I Refer
Becoming a nursing leader
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Web Exclusive: Why I Refer
Gaining confidence as a writer and communicator
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Dr. Xavier Bruce.

Web Exclusive: Why I Refer
Completing a doctorate while deployed
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Dr. Maritza Soto.

Web Exclusive: Why I Refer
Putting research into practice
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Dr. Xavier Bruce. Illustration credit: Andy Ward.

Leading by Example
How three alumni inspire their teams  
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Raquel Battle. Photo credit: Simon Griffiths.

Meet a Future Graduate
Starting a hospice in Belize  
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Dr. Yvonne Doll.

Meet the Faculty
Adapting lessons from the military 
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Dr. Kimberly Handy. Photo credit: Michael Dineen.

Lifelong Learners
Learning as a student and a teacher
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Lisa P. Stevens, M.D., M.P.H.

How It Paid Off
From physician to public health servant 
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A woman helping children

From the Field
Oral healthcare in Tanzania
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LeVar C. Trice. Photo credit: Paul Fetters.

Connections
Cultivating lasting relationships
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Dr. Ahmed Tufeiru.

Beyond Borders
Empowering women in Ghana
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News & Notes

Dr. John DeGarmo. 

Creating a Safe Haven for Foster Children
An alumnus shares how becoming a foster parent fueled his mission to effect positive social change for children 
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Dr. Judith Klein. Photo credit: Martin Herbst.

A Clinic in the Cloud
An alumna explains how she found an extraordinarily fulfilling volunteer opportunity
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Dr. Shamir Andrew Ally.

On My Nightstand
Expanding your perceptions
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One Degree Many Careers

One Degree, Many Careers
Graduates from the Doctor of Business Administration (D.B.A.) program, which awarded its first degrees in 2011, already have a diverse mix of careers 
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Dr. Brucetta McClue Tate.

How I Did It
An alumna explains how she completed her doctoral degree despite the challenges Hurricane Katrina presented
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