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

How to Engineer a Better Stormwater Runoff System and Improve the Environment at the Same Time

How to Engineer a Better Stormwater Runoff System and Improve the Environment at the Same Time

Professor of Engineering Art McGarity’s five-year stormwater management project, which discovered that green infrastructure can mitigate cities’ runoff woes, embodies the interdisciplinary spirit of Swarthmore and potential dynamism of Maxine Frank Singer '52 Hall. More

Omri Gal ’19 Teams With Philadelphia Union to Help Chester Youth

Omri Gal ’19 Teams With Philadelphia Union to Help Chester Youth

With help from a grant from the Lang Center for Civic & Social Responsibility, Omri Gal ’19 began Design FC, an after-school program that teaches fifth- and sixth-grade students in Chester to think about design through the medium of soccer. More

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