A Social Worker's Charge
PhD in Social Work student Adrian Green shares her insight on struggles and opportunities within child protective services.
A Cultivator of Curiosity
Kara Ball, an MSEd graduate, is a 2018 National Teacher of the Year finalist who challenges her students to explore all possibilities.
Streamlining the U.S. Military Procurement Process
How one DBA graduate’s dissertation drove his mission to make a difference.
Improving the Quality of Life for Cancer Patients
Dr. John Buhmeyer, a PhD in Health Services graduate and 2018 recipient of the Harold L. Hodgkinson Award, shares how marijuana could be a viable alternative pain management treatment.
Protecting and Serving Law Enforcement
Angela Martilik, a PhD in Forensic Psychology student and 2017 Scholar of Change, aims to destigmatize mental health one police department at a time,
Meet a Graduate: Dr. Gloria Farris
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) graduate aims to fight opioid abuse by arming physicians with assessment tool.
Creating Health Awareness in the Muslim Community
After a 60-pound weight loss, PhD in Psychology student Amina Khan aims to educate this underserved population on health and fitness practices.
Meet a Graduate: Caleb Lorensen
MSEd graduate and Scholar of Change Caleb Lorensen shares how he is supporting Thailand’s education system.
Meet a Graduate: Jason E. Merzlak
BS in Business Administration graduate honors his brother by dedicating his life’s work to providing outstanding patient care.
Mentor Spotlight: Erin Fitzpatrick
Girls’ Empowerment Mission (GEM) had only been around for a year when Erin Fitzpatrick began mentoring a GEM girl.
Taking Care of the Caregiver
Tips for nurses to avoid burnout and maintain a healthy work-life balance
The Brass Tacks of Earning a Doctorate
DBA graduate Dr. Daniel Rodarte shares how personal sacrifices can help achieve excellence.
Leesa Souza, a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) student, recounts her experience as a member of a disaster medical team after Hurricane Irma made landfall.
PhD in Nursing student Kristina McCall believes more time needs to be dedicated to learning about palliative care in nursing programs.
Dr. Eva Hvingelby, faculty member in the School of Nursing and palliative care nurse practitioner, explains the differences between palliative care and hospice care.
How DrPH candidate and inaugural Social Change Fellow Chinonso Nnorom aims to improve the lives of women in Africa.
Dr. Savitri Dixon-Saxon, dean of the School of Counseling and the Barbara Solomon School of Social Work and Human Services, explains how to have productive conversations about some of today’s challenging issues in a respectful way.
Dr. Richard Jiménez, School of Health Sciences faculty member and Social Change Fellow, discusses possible implications of a new study supported by Walden University.
How a 3-week journey via Roadtrip Nation impacted PhD in Public Policy and Administration student Crystal Francis.
Dr. Trey Jensen, a PhD in Clinical Psychology graduate attending summer commencement in National Harbor, Maryland, explains how he plans to effect positive social change in rural Minnesota.
A conversation with Dr. Bill Schulz, interim director of the new Center for Social Change, about Walden’s vision for the future.
Dr. Melvin Murphy, a 2017 Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) graduate attending summer commencement in National Harbor, Maryland, gets real about the challenges of earning his doctoral degree.
Dr. Jennifer Gess, faculty member in the School of Counseling, shares best practices for conversations with members of the LGBTQ community.
Dr. Michelle Roberts-Schneider introduced rescue dogs to her early learning childcare program and saw positive improvements in children’s development.
Dr. Kimberly A. Kick, MSW program coordinator, stresses the demand for more counselors and social workers prepared to work with military personnel and their families.
Former president of the American Counseling Association and Walden Program Director Dr. Colleen Logan shares two areas of focus for the future of the counseling profession.
PhD in Public Policy and Administration student Crystal Francis aims to improve the lives of nonviolent offenders.
This Teacher Appreciation Week, we celebrate teachers’ different approaches to effective education.
Kylie Yearwood, a Master of Science in Nursing graduate and PhD in Nursing student, transforms her love of science into her life purpose.
Dr. Stella Onuoha-Obilor, a 2015 MPH graduate and current Doctor of Public Health student, shares her passion for the healthcare field and provides tips for students working toward their educational goals.
DBA student Kimber Russell-Simmons is empowering community members to volunteer through her new role on the Idaho Governor’s Commission on Service and Volunteerism.
I-O psychologist and faculty member Dr. Lori LaCivita shares how to approach goal-setting to ensure successful results.
Dr. Nina Nabors shares tips to help doctoral students lead successful dissertations.
Dr. Raymond Chimezie has returned to Nigeria as a Fulbright Scholar with plans to improve the country’s healthcare system by educating healthcare practitioners and the public.
After working in Asia for 25 years, Walden grad Dr. Mary Leventhal pursues her career as an educator in America.
Inspiring From the Inside Out
Getting to know Dr. Ward Ulmer, new interim president.
Let the Spirit Live On
The Olympics as a beacon of light and hope for diversity and inclusion.
The Next Wave of Social Change Agents
The increasing importance of cultivating social change.