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Welcome to the ACDIS newsletter! In this newsletter learn about upcoming security events, scholarship opportunities, and how to give to ACDIS.

Security Events

Roundtable on EU Transatlantic Relations with KU Leuven 

  • Seminar related to security 
  • April 9th 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Levis Faculty Center, Room 208

Experts from the US and the EU will speak on transatlantic relations past and present. This free, public event is part of the CEURO Program Spring School. Watch video of last year's roundtable.

Sponsors: European Union Center, KU Leuven Center for European Studies 


CIRI Symposium on Resilience of Critical Infrastructure 

  • Symposum related to energy security 
  • April 10th (8 am - 6 pm) and April 11th (8 am - 12 pm)
  • NCSA building 
  • Registration is required to attend

The Critical Infrastructure Resilience Institute (CIRI) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, a Department of Homeland Security Center of Excellence, invites you to join us for an engaging and far-reaching conversation that examines how rigorous academic research is currently addressing the critical infrastructure resilience needs of industry, communities, and federal, state, and local government agencies; factors that are driving the evolution of those needs; and what needs are most urgent in the near term.

Sponsor: Critical Infrastructure Resilience Institute



Scholarship Information

Scholarships Recruitment Information Session for Freshman & Sophomores

  • April 8th 4:00 - 4:30 pm
  • 514 IUB

Topics include information about the Beinecke, Churchill, Fulbright, Gates Cambridge, George Mitchell, Goldwater, Luce Scholars, Marshall, Rhodes, Schwarzman, Truman, Udall, and other scholarship, and how to prepare for these opportunities. For more information, contact the scholarships office at or visit our website at



The ACDIS Program has had an impact on untold numbers of faculty and students during its history.

Your generous gift to the Directors Fund will ensure future generations of University of Illinois students engage in the study of peace and security. Gifts to the Directors Fund honor the programs founders and former directors of ACDIS and supports student researchers.

Your gift to the Friends of ACDIS will support subscriptions and purchases for security-related publications for student access in our ACDIS library. Your gift will also support lectures, symposia, and conferences that concentrate on the ACDIS mission.

Gift transactions are confidential and secure. Please select the fund you would like to make a gift to, along with the amount, and you will be redirected to the University of Illinois Foundation’s secure Online Giving form.

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