Lang Scholars misrepresented by editorial

As current Lang Opportunity Scholars, we wish to respond to the Phoenix’s editorial, “Lang Scholars Program Must Change.” While the Lang Opportunity Scholarship program is not perfect, the editorial was misinformed in several ways. First, the Phoenix argued that LOS should fund

Lang Scholars Program must change

The new class of Lang Opportunity Scholars recently presented their projects to the Swarthmore community. Their aims are varied, and range from bringing entrepreneurial and digital literacy skills to a rural village in Ghana, to teaching CPR techniques in Haitian hospitals and


New class of Lang Scholars announced

The Lang Center for Civic and Social Responsibility recently announced the six new recipients of the Eugene Lang Opportunity Scholarship. Each year, the scholarship provides funding and support to six students of the sophomore class to design and carry out a project

Lang Scholars Pursue a Variety of Social Projects

Editor’s note: This article was initially published in The Daily Gazette, Swarthmore’s online, daily newspaper founded in Fall 1996. As of Fall 2018, the DG has merged with The Phoenix. See the about page to read more about the DG. Every year,


New class of Lang scholars named

A new class of Lang Opportunity Scholars has been named for 2014. The Eugene M. Lang Opportunity Scholarship Program selects six sophomores each year to “receive funding to conceive, design and carry out an Opportunity Project that creates a needed social resource


Newly Named Lang Scholars Discuss Projects

Each year, the Eugene Lang Opportunity Scholarship program provides finances for up to six sophomore students to establish social action projects that foster change or aid communities in the United States and abroad. Criteria include academic and extracurricular achievement, as well as