Spotlight on Walden

Spotlight on Walden

  • Trudy Tappan
    Posted on December 23, 2014

    Dr. Trudy Tappan shares how her passion for birds helped her find an extraordinarily fulfilling volunteer opportunity—and prompted her to create a nonprofit to support a local bird sanctuary.

  • Lori LaCivita
    Posted on December 22, 2014

    Industrial and organizational (I-O) psychologist and faculty member Dr. Lori LaCivita shares her insights on what it's like to be part of the fastest growing professions.

  • Empowering Parents on the Sideline
    Posted on November 21, 2014

    Eric Luster is developing wearable technology to detect and report athletes’ traumatic brain injuries to parents in real time.

  • Lois Wachtel
    Posted on November 3, 2014

    Walden alumna shares how her work is impacting the field of early childhood education.

  • Dr. Heather Macdonald (right) and Dr. Karine Clay
    Posted on October 30, 2014

    In honor of Learning Disabilities Awareness Month, Dr. Heather Macdonald and Dr. Karine Clay share how they are applying an innovative learning model in schools around the world.

  • Nely Galán
    Posted on October 22, 2014

    Nely Galán, self-made media mogul and women’s empowerment advocate, offers women advice about starting a business

  • Dr. Holly Harring
    Posted on September 26, 2014

    Dr. Holly Harring, a School of Health Sciences faculty member, shares her ideas to help families and schools develop a taste for healthy eating.

  • Heidi Mammarelli
    Posted on September 16, 2014

    As a working parent of a newborn, MS in Education graduate Heidi Mammarelli found a balance of life, work and education while earning her degree.

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