Home- Centers and Institutes- Lampert Institute 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 LEARN MORE About the Institute Learn about the history of the Lampert Institute, its mission and goals, and wide-ranging programs and activities. LEARN MORE Opportunities for Students The Institute offers several opportunities for Colgate students, including the prestigious Lampert Summer Fellowships in Civic and Global Affairs. LEARN MORE Lampert Speakers and Events Each year the Institute hosts an interdisciplinary speaker series on a theme of global importance, bringing leading scholars and practitioners to Colgate. LEARN MORE Opportunities for Faculty 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. LEARN MORE Updates Loading... Centers and Institutes Center for Freedom and Western Civilization Center for Language and Brain Center for Learning, Teaching, and Research Keck Center for Language Study Lampert Institute About the Institute Events Fellowships Faculty Scholars News and Updates Picker Interdisciplinary Science Institute Upstate Institute Writing and Speaking Center RELATED LINKS Intellectual Engagement INTELLECTUAL ENGAGEMENT Collaborative research by highly regarded faculty is a Colgate trademark. Off-Campus Study OFF-CAMPUS STUDY Colgate has one of the most robust off-campus study programs in the country. Career Services CAREER SERVICES Staff members and dedicated alumni play a key role in students' career exploration. Lucky 13 LUCKY 13 Find out why 13 is the most popular number on campus.