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
"Delores is the Lang Center’s nerve center, the brains behind the brains, and the rhythm in our pulse,” says Associate Professor of Political Science and Executive Director of the Lang Center Ben Berger. "She brings passion and commitment to every aspect of her work." More
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
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