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Lampert Institute for Civic and Global Affairs

The Lampert Institute provides a forum for study and debate in the areas of civic affairs and public leadership, applying insights from the liberal arts to the challenges facing human beings around the world.

Annual Theme 2016-17: Crossing Borders
Peoples and Cultures, Goods and Information

About the Institute​

Colgate University

Learn about the history of the Lampert Institute, its mission and goals, and wide-ranging programs and activities.​

Opportunities for Students

Lampert Fellow and Associate Bobae Kang '17

The Institute offers several opportunities for Colgate students, including the prestigious Lampert Summer Fellowships in Civic and Global Affairs.


Lampert Speakers and Events

Alumni Panel on 'Understanding Urban Food Issues' Spring 2016

Each year the Institute hosts an interdisciplinary speaker series on a theme of global importance, bringing leading scholars and practitioners to Colgate.

Opportunities for Faculty

Professor Spencer Kelly working with Lin Zhao '12

The Lampert Institute supports faculty research and development in areas related either to the institute’s annual theme or broader work involving civic engagement and public policy.


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