Lang Center
for Civic & Social Responsibility

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"Connecting curriculum, campus, and community through engaged scholarship and collaborative action."

Issue Areas

Organize your energies! If you’re passionate about an issue, we can help you find relevant courses, research, internships, and volunteer opportunities, whatever your academic major.

Faculty-Led Initiatives

We house faculty-led programs that encourage interdisciplinary learning and Engaged Scholarship. Current programs: Urban Inequality & Incarceration, Global Studies Initiative, Health & Societies, Arts in Action. 

Resources

The Lang Center provides a variety of resources to students, faculty, and community members, including funding, advising, transportation, and space.

The Lang Center in the News

10 Students Selected for President’s Sustainability Research Fellowship

10 Students Selected for President’s Sustainability Research Fellowship

Ten Swarthmore students have been selected for the President’s Sustainability Research Fellowship (PSRF), a high-impact learning experience where students take stewardship over vital sustainability challenges at the College. The program matches motivated students with small teams of staff and faculty mentors to research, develop, and implement projects in a yearlong course and associated internship. More

Ramiro Hernandez ’23 Named Pulitzer Center Reporting Fellow

Ramiro Hernandez ’23 Named Pulitzer Center Reporting Fellow

Hernandez was recently selected for the Pulitzer Center Reporting Fellowship, a program that provides funding, mentorship, and support for student journalists to report on global issues that are rarely covered in the national media. The fellowship is made possible by the three-year partnership between Swarthmore and the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting. More

Nader Almadbooh ’23 Named Newman Civic Fellow

Nader Almadbooh ’23 Named Newman Civic Fellow

Nader Almadbooh ‘23 joins 211 other students from across the U.S. and Mexico in this year’s Newman Civic Fellowship. The yearlong program is for students from Campus Compact member institutions who demonstrate leadership on their campuses along with a commitment to finding solutions for challenges facing communities locally, nationally, and internationally. More

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