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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.

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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. 

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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

Advancing the Dialogue on Native Nations: Q&A with James Fenelon

Advancing the Dialogue on Native Nations: Q&A with James Fenelon

James Fenelon, who identifies as Lakota/Dakota, Gaelic Irish, and Norsk, researches urban inequality, Native Nations, and international/intercultural environmental issues, and now turns his attention to Swarthmore as Lang Visiting Professor for Issues of Social Change and professor of sociology. More

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

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