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

Planting Seeds

Planting Seeds

Ten Swarthmore students help to find a location for a new urban farm in nearby Chester, Pa., working collaboratively and building relationships. More

Trash 2 Treasure Sale Benefits the United Way

Trash 2 Treasure Sale Benefits the United Way

The College presented a check for $20,000 to the organization last year and expects to top that figure with the proceeds from this past weekend's event. More

Claudia Luján ’15 Wins Entrepreneurial Fellowship

Claudia Luján ’15 Wins Entrepreneurial Fellowship

The biology and English literature major will apply her leadership and problem-solving skills to a two-year position with a start-up company.More

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