"A certain grasp of military affairs is vital for those in charge of general policy."

–Carl von Clausewitz, On War, Book 8, Chapter 6.
2019 Graduates

Congratulations, Fellows!

Congratulations to all of our Undergraduate Certificate Program graduates!

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The NDISC Podcast

NDISC's podcast brings prominent scholars to speak on a wide range of international security related topics. These events provide a forum for policy experts, outside academics, and Notre Dame faculty and students to present and discuss their work.

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Cult of the Irrelevant

In Cult of the Irrelevant, Michael Desch draws on the lessons of history as well as a unique survey of current and former national security policymakers, and offers concrete recommendations for scholars who want to shape government work.

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Upcoming Events

Welcome Weekend — Arts and Letters Academic Exploration Session

Date: August 24, 2019

Welcome Weekend — Arts and Letters Academic Exploration Session


Location: Notre Dame Stadium, east side concourse

The College of Arts and Letters will be hosting an academic exploration session from 2:30 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. on Saturday, August 24, in the Concourse, east side of Notre Dame Stadium, near Corbett Hall.

Date: August 27, 2019

First Day of Classes


First day of classes for the 2019-20 academic year. Originally published at al.nd.edu.…