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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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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

Lang Center Hosts Engaged Scholarship Event at City Hall

Lang Center Hosts Engaged Scholarship Event at City Hall

Earlier this month, the Lang Center for Civic and Social Responsibility collaborated with Saint Joseph’s University to host “Engaging Philadelphia through Scholarship and Teaching,” a convention at City Hall for faculty members and community partners from the Greater Philadelphia region.  More

Four Students Named Stanford University Innovation Fellows

Four Students Named Stanford University Innovation Fellows

Christopher Gaeta ’22, Emma Parker Miller ’22, Ray Sidener ’21, and Nancy Yuan ’20 learned tools to socially engage with the Swarthmore community. They will also undertake online and on-campus training sessions to identify and address potential problem areas of campus life, based on interviews with students and faculty members and in collaboration with fellowship advisers. More

Class of 2022 Lang Opportunity Scholars Announced

Class of 2022 Lang Opportunity Scholars Announced

As the newest recipients of the Eugene M. Lang Opportunity Scholarship (LOS), six Swarthmore sophomores will be tackling social action projects here and around the globe. More

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