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

Giovanna Di Chiro

Giovanna Di Chiro: Connecting Sustainability and Environmental Justice

Giovanna Di Chiro, Lang Professor for Issues of Social Change, explores the "three pillars" of sustainability (ecology, economics, and equity) through the critical lens of environmental justice. More

Christy Schuetze

Institute for the Liberal Arts Series to Explore Concepts of Community

Series organizers hope it will provide "productive, focused, and grounded critical discussions that will draw the participation of faculty, staff, students, and alumni alike," says anthropologist Christy Schuetze.More
Ariel Finegold '13

Ariel Finegold '13 Reflects on Project to Provide Financial Services in Chester, Pa.

Finegold '13 is one of six Lang Scholars who shared their experiences with the community during a talk, Creative Solutions to Social Problems.More