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.


We house faculty-led programs that encourage interdisciplinary learning and Engaged Scholarship. Current programs: Urban Inequality & Incarceration, Global Affairs, Health & Societies, Arts & Social 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

Efua Asibon

New Class of Lang Opportunity Scholars Named

Social action projects from the Class of 2016's scholars, such as Efua Asibon (left), will help communities from Chester, Pa., to Ghana.More
Donna Jo Napoli

Linguist Donna Jo Napoli Honored for Work on Behalf of Deaf Children

Napoli provides doctors with information for parents about the language and education options for their deaf children, and is teaching a new class in partnership with Galludet University.More
Anisa Knox '15

Anisa Knox '15 Showcases Chinese Language Skills in Annual Speech Competition

"In the 21st century, language learning is essential," says Knox, whose second-place finish won her a trip to Hong Kong, including a week-long study tour and an internship.More