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

Rose Ridder ’20 Named Laureate of Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society

Rose Ridder ’20 Named Laureate of Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society

Rose Ridder ’20 is now a laureate of the country’s oldest engineering honor society, Tau Beta Pi, in recognition of excellence beyond her chosen field. Ridder, a Lang Scholar who taught English at a school in Thailand, supplemented the school’s science program for a beyond-the-classroom, hands-on science experiment with a nearby water supply. More

Nancy Awad ’20 Gives Inside Look on Lang Opportunity Scholar Project

Nancy Awad ’20 Gives Inside Look on Lang Opportunity Scholar Project

Nancy Awad ’20 used her Lang Opportunity Scholarship to create the Benat Seshat Initiative, a social project that teaches computer literacy to orphaned young women in Upper Egypt. More

Swarthmore Begins Three-Year Partnership with Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting

Swarthmore Begins Three-Year Partnership with Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting

Swarthmore is strengthening its commitment to engaged scholarship across the globe through a partnership with the Pulitze More

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