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    Why LSJ?

    We are a supportive intellectual community, where students ask big questions, explore multiple perspectives, and prepare for careers of meaning and purpose.

    Mission and Vision
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    LSJ Alumna Crystal Song Works to Promote Prison-Based Education

    Crystal works to navigate everyday obstacles that arise from preparing incarcerated folk for the classroom.

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    LSJ in the Community

    Based on our commitment to social justice and service, LSJ maintains a strong presence in the community through internships, advocacy, and volunteering.

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    Innovative Faculty & Curriculum

    Our faculty expertise spans multiple social science disciplines, cultivating a dynamic curriculum that fuels creativity and critical thinking.

    Meet Our Faculty
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    LSJ Alums Around the World

    Majoring in Law, Societies & Justice (LSJ) can send graduates in many compelling and even unexpected directions. For these recent alumni (2018), it sent them overseas working and volunteering with the Peace Corps.

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    Alumni Connections

    Our extensive alumni network provides students with meaningful mentorship and support throughout their undergraduate experience.

    Alumni Network
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    Meyers' New Book Urges Reevaluation of Disability Rights Advocacy

    Civilizing Disability Society shows how good intentions do not always yield positive consequences, especially as it concerns the Global North’s influence on the Global South.

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