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Feb 11, 2016, 13:00 ET
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Walden University Names The Barbara Solomon School of Social Work and Human Services

Walden University announced that it has renamed its School of Social Work and Human Services in honor of Dr. Barbara Solomon, in recognition of her...

Jan 08, 2016, 13:00 ET
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Ziauddin Yousafzai, Human Rights Activist, to Speak at Walden University Winter Commencement

 Ziauddin Yousafzai, educator and human rights activist, will be the keynote speaker at Walden University's 55th Commencement Ceremony on...

Dec 29, 2015, 14:00 ET
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Walden University Scholars of Change Demonstrate the Impact of Positive Social Change

Walden University Scholars of Change are students and graduates who focus on the future, whether they are founding organizations to make an impact...

Dec 15, 2015, 12:30 ET

Walden University's Master of Social Work (MSW) Program Receives CSWE Accreditation

 Walden University has announced the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE), the sole accrediting agency for social work education in the...

Sep 22, 2015, 15:30 ET
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Public Voting Begins for Walden University's 2015 Scholars of Change Video Contest

Whether they're addressing challenges locally or globally, Walden University students and alumni are putting the university's social change mission...

Jul 16, 2015, 14:30 ET
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Walden University Designated as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education

Walden University has been designated by the National Security Agency (NSA) and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) as a National Center...

Jul 10, 2015, 12:30 ET
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Walden University Celebrates 54th Commencement in National Harbor, Maryland

 More than 1,176 graduates, along with 4,300 expected guests, will attend Walden University's 54th Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, July 11,...

Jun 17, 2015, 14:00 ET
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Dr. William G. Durden, President Emeritus of Dickinson College, to Speak at Walden University's Summer Commencement

Dr. William G. "Bill" Durden, a Fulbright Scholar, distinguished educator and internationally respected leader in higher education, will be...

May 28, 2015, 14:00 ET
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Dr. Rishi Manchanda, Author and Public Health Advocate, to Address Walden University Doctoral Students

 Public health innovator Dr. Rishi Manchanda will speak to more than 900 doctoral students at Walden University's academic residency on...

Apr 14, 2015, 12:00 ET
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Walden University's Competency-Based M.S. in Early Childhood Studies Approved by the U.S. Department of Education as a Direct Assessment Program

Walden University announced today that it has received approval from the U.S. Department of Education to disburse Title IV financial aid to...

Mar 30, 2015, 14:00 ET
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Stephen Lewis, Celebrated Humanitarian and Former U.N. Special Envoy for HIV/AIDS in Africa, To Address Walden University Doctoral Students

Stephen Lewis, one of the world's most influential commentators on social affairs, international development and human rights, will speak to more...

Mar 03, 2015, 09:45 ET
Edna Adan, former foreign minister and Somali first lady, addressed graduates at Walden University's 53rd Commencement Ceremony.

Former Foreign Minister and Somali First Lady Shares Inspiring Story of Social Change with Walden University Graduates

Edna Adan, former foreign minister and Somali first lady, addressed more than 1,050 graduates and 4,600 guests, faculty, administration and staff...

Jan 21, 2015, 13:00 ET
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Walden University Convenes for 53rd Commencement in Orlando

Edna Adan, former foreign minister and first lady of Somaliland, will address graduates and guests  More than 1,050 graduates and their...

Jan 12, 2015, 13:00 ET
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Walden University Introduces Tempo Learning™

A pioneer in online education, Walden University is introducing Tempo Learning™, a self-paced educational experience for students who want to...

Dec 30, 2014, 15:28 ET

Académicos del Cambio de Walden University demuestran el impacto del cambio social positivo

Los Walden University Scholars of Change (Académicos del Cambio de Walden University) se enfocan en el futuro, tanto si están...

Dec 30, 2014, 12:52 ET
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Walden University Scholars of Change Demonstrate the Impact of Positive Social Change

Walden University Scholars of Change focus on the future, whether they are transforming the way children learn, mentoring, or improving living...

Nov 19, 2014, 10:00 ET
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Walden University Survey Reveals Younger Adults Are Believed To Be More Passionate About Positive Social Change

 A young person's passion can be powerful when it comes to positive social change, but knowledge and experience from older adults are necessary...

Nov 17, 2014, 14:00 ET
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Walden University Announces 2014 Educator for a Day Grant Recipients

 Now in the eighth consecutive year supporting nationwide Educator for a Day events, The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership...

Oct 28, 2014, 08:00 ET

Más agentes del cambio social se enfocan actualmente en el futuro y no en el presente

Aún en un mundo de gratificación instantánea, adultos en todo el mundo trabajan en busca de un cambio social positivo de largo...

Oct 28, 2014, 08:00 ET
Walden University Survey Finds Social Change Agents Focus On the Long Term

More of Today's Social Change Agents Focus on the Future Than the Present

Even in a world of instant gratification, adults across the globe are working toward long-term positive social change. According to Walden...