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.
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.
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
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 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
“The Lang Scholar Class of 2023 is an inspiring cohort who exemplify engaged scholarship,” says Jennifer Magee, senior associate director for the Lang Center for Civic and Social Responsibility, who advises the scholars. “With the mentoring and resources available through the Lang Center, Lang Scholars gain the knowledge, connections, and skills needed to craft effective and innovative solutions to complex social challenges.” More