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

Jason Heo ’15 Named to First Class of Schwarzman Scholars

Heo is one of 100 scholars from around the world to enroll in a one-year master's degree program in Beijing designed to prepare the next generation of global leaders. More

Fatima Boozarjomehri '17

Lang Scholar Fatima Boozarjomehri '17 Brings Sustainable Eyewear to Iran

“Doing what we sometimes consider to be so little can go a long way towards making kids happy," says Boozarjomehri. More

Raghu Karnad '05

Listen: Journalist Raghu Karnad '05 on Indians Who Fought for Britain in WWII

In his book Farthest Field, Karnad attempts to understand why so many Indians volunteered to fight for Britain, a country they wanted to be rid of. More