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
Keith Reeves ’88, professor of political science and director of the Urban Inequality and Incarceration program at the College's Lang Center for Civic & Social Responsibility, discussed the release of rapper Meek Mill and opportunities to reform the criminal justice system on WHYY's Radio Times. More
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
Swarthmore is the sole recipient of this year’s Excellence in Student Engagement Award from the Engagement Scholarship Consortium (ESC), in recognition of its Chester Community Fellowship (CCF) program. More