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USSOCOM Commander Explores NPS with Emphasis on Innovation and Industry Partnerships
During a trip with multiple visits, including Stanford University and Joint Base Lewis-McChord, U.S. Army Gen. Richard D. Clarke, Commander, U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM), paid a visit to ... Read More

From Talent Management to Personalized Terrorism, NPS SOF Student Theses Explore Diverse Topics
The Naval Postgraduate School Department of Defense Analysis (DA) held its biannual Research Week, Jan. 13-17, on the university campus. Home to a majority of the school’s Special Operations Forces (S... Read More

Navy’s cyber chief, NPS alumnus emphasizes adaptive leadership to Fall grads
U.S. Navy Vice Adm. Timothy White, Commander, U.S. Fleet Cyber Command/U.S. 10th Fleet, addressed graduating students, family members, faculty and staff during Naval Postgraduate School’s (NPS) 2019 F... Read More

Army Graduate Turns to NPS to Advance Education for Acquisition Pros
On December 20, the first cohort of 30 Army Acquisition Corps Officers will graduate from a new degree curriculum, called 522, at NPS with a Master of Science Degree in Systems Engineering Management.... Read More

Mentoring Event Allows NPS Leaders to Shape Next Generation, Strengthen Officer Association
Recently, a group of Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) students embarked on an effort to invigorate the university’s student body with professional development and mentoring opportunities by forming a N... Read More

Naval War College at NPS Honors Top JPME Graduates for Summer Quarter
Naval War College (NWC) Monterey students earning academic honors during the fourth quarter of Academic Year 2019 are pictured following a brief ceremony in their honor near the Naval War College Mont... Read More

USSOCOM Deputy Commander Presides Over Summer Quarter Graduation
U.S. Navy Vice Admiral Tim Szymanski, Deputy Commander, U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM), presided over the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) 2019 Summer Quarter Graduation ceremony as the scho... Read More

Latest Cyber Endeavour Tackles Russian Interference
More than 200 experts and operators representing organizations across the Department of Defense (DOD), Academia, Industry and NATO gathered at Stanford Research Institute’s (SRI) International Headqua... Read More

USTRANSCOM Commander Talks Logistics of Global Power Projection
U.S. Army Gen. Stephen R. Lyons, Commander, U.S. Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM), a Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) alumnus, discussed his views on logistics and power projection to NPS students, ... Read More

SWO flags offer insights to future department heads
With more than 100 prospective department head candidates from the Surface Warfare community attending NPS, it seems fitting that four visiting Surface Warfare flag officers would jump at the chance t... Read More

Int’l Crisis Negotiation Exercise Draws Students from Across the Region
Students from the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS), the Middlebury Institute of International Studies (MIIS), and four other regional academic institutions took an opportunity to refine their skills in... Read More

Congressman Jimmy Panetta Rallies Fall Quarter Grads
The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) bid farewell to 365 graduates earning 368 advanced degrees, including 37 international students, during the 2018 Fall Quarter Graduation ceremony in King Auditorium... Read More

Tillman Leadership Award Recognizes Maples’ Enduring Legacy
NPS Special Operations Program student U.S. Army Maj. Peter Arendt is the recipient of the NPS Foundation Pat Tillman Leadership Award for the 2018 Fall Quarter, presented Dec. 4 on the university cam... Read More

Annual Bells Across America Honors Fallen Sailors
A bell tolled for each of the 199 Sailors who died while on active duty over the past year during the third annual “Bells Across America for Fallen Service Members” ceremony, Sept. 27. Naval Support A... Read More

Student Wargaming Activities Address Sponsors’ Direct Needs
In the near future, a crisis suddenly flares up on the southern Philippines island of Mindanao, and U.S. Marines are called to action to evacuate U.S. civilians trapped in a hostile city. The nearest ... Read More

Spring Grad’s Thesis Examines Vulnerabilities in the Space Domain
A Spring Quarter Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) graduate received two of the school’s prestigious student awards for the master’s thesis he wrote on his way to dual master’s degrees. U.S. Army Maj. ... Read More

Defense Analysis Students Showcase Research
Department of Defense Analysis students inching closer to graduation were given an opportunity to share their thesis research to fellow students and faculty in NPS’ Root Hall during the department’s a... Read More

NPS Students Teach CyberOps Fundamentals Through Gaming
Two Naval Postgraduate School students have created a way to bridge a training gap in U.S. military cyber operations … through a game. For their master’s thesis, U.S. Army Master Sgt. David “Ty” Long... Read More

NPS Celebrates Winter Quarter Graduates
The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) bid farewell March 30 to its most recent cohort of graduates. Through a rousing ceremony in a packed King Auditorium, 250 advanced degrees – including three doctor... Read More

NPS Students Put Their Research to the Test in Impossible City
NPS Systems Engineering students are taking advantage of the nearby Military Operations in Urban Terrain (MOUT) facility on the former Ft. Ord, also known as ‘Impossible City,’ to test and evaluate th... Read More

Awards Ceremony Honors Winter Quarter’s Top Performers
An audience of students, faculty, family and friends gathered in Herrmann Hall to honor the quarter’s top students and faculty during the Winter Quarter Awards Ceremony, March 20, recognizing achievem... Read More

NPS Students’ Theses Offer Unique Insight, Perspectives on ISIS
In June of 2014, a branch of al-Qaida previously known as the “Organization of Monotheism and Jihad” proclaimed itself an Islamic State caliphate in order to establish a unified political and military... Read More

Town Hall Meeting Details Upcoming Changes to TRICARE
Commander, California Medical Detachment, U.S. Army Lt. Col. Brian Lanier provided a detailed update on TRICARE changes during a town hall meeting with NPS students, military faculty and staff, and sp... Read More

Army R&D Leader Offers Perspective to NPS Acquisition Students
Brig. Gen. Anthony Potts, Deputy Commanding General of the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command (RDECOM), delivered remarks to future Army acquisition officers from the Naval Postgr... Read More

Junior Cyber Ops Officer Recognized with Top Army Student Award
U.S. Army 2nd Lt. Richard Shmel was presented with the Association of U.S. Army (AUSA) Stilwell Chapter Award for Top Army Student during the quarterly Student Awards Ceremony in Herrmann Hall, Sept. ... Read More

Former Ambassador to Afghanistan Offers Unique Perspective on China During Latest SGL
Retired U.S. Army Lt. Gen. Karl Eikenberry spoke to NPS students, faculty and staff in King Auditorium on the complexity of China and the history that has developed China’s current strategic goals, du... Read More

NPS Students Participate in Int'l Negotiation Exercise at MIIS
Imagine trying to resolve a conflict that has been going on for decades, where all sides are firmly and passionately entrenched in their own diverse perspectives. Thanks to a program created by the U.... Read More

NPS Student Turns Tragedy Into Triumph in Service to His Fellow Wounded Warriors
Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) student U.S. Army Maj. Dennis “DJ” Skelton, of Elk Point, South Dakota, has been given a rather unfortunate moniker, one he likely would prefer not to have. In 2011, fo... Read More

Apache Engineer Takes Top DOD Student Award for Summer 2015
James B. “Brent” Logan received the Outstanding Academic Achievement Award for DOD Students from the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) for the 2015 summer quarter. Logan, a production engineer with the... Read More

NPS Honors Summer Graduates During Quarterly Ceremony
The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS), along with a packed house of faculty, family, friends and well-wishers, said farewell to 330 graduating students earning 335 degrees during NPS’ Summer Quarter Com... Read More

NPS Panel Discusses ISIS Expansion, Policy Options
The Naval Postgraduate School’s (NPS) Department of Defense Analysis, the Naval War College (NWC) Monterey, and the Global Education Community Collaboration Online (GlobalECCO) counter terrorism progr... Read More

A Warrior’s Legacy – McChrystal Shares His Story During Unique SGL
Former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates referred to him as “perhaps the finest leader of men in combat I have ever met.” Retired U.S. Army Gen. Stanley McChrystal’s military resume speaks for itself... Read More

Former NPS Army War College Fellows Call for Irregular Cyber Strategies
Former NPS students and U.S. Army War College Fellows Army Lt. Cols. Robert Schultz and Patrick Duggan earned first-place honors while competing in the 2015 Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Natio... Read More

NPS Student Honored with Prestigious Ellis Island Medal of Honor
Recent Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) alumnus U.S. Air Force Maj. Creighton Mullins of River Ridge, Louisiana was named a recipient of the Ellis Island Medal of Honor by the National Ethnic Coalition... Read More

Students Use Design Thinking to Forecast Future of Civil Affairs
NPS defense analysis students and Civil Affairs (CA) officers, U.S. Army Majs. Sam Hayes and Ken Nguyen, organized a Design Thinking workshop, March 3-6, for the thesis capstone project in Dr. Nancy R... Read More

Professor Applies High-Level Data Analysis to Health Care Markets, Mental Health, Mortality
When young men and women dream of careers with the Navy, they are likely drawn by romantic notions of far away ports, exotic seascapes, or the thrill of naval aviation. They probably don’t think about... Read More

Center for Executive Education at the Tip of the SPEAR
NPS welcomed command teams from throughout the fleet and beyond to the largest Strategic Planning for Execution: Assessment and Risk (SPEAR) Workshop to date through its Center for Executive Education... Read More

Dudley Knox Library Launches All New Website
The Naval Postgraduate School’s (NPS) Dudley Knox Library (DKL) launched its completely redesigned website, Dec. 28, with site administrators confident the new site will better enable its NPS student ... Read More

NPS Alumnus, SGL Speaker Honored With Prestigious Award
Retired U.S. Army Lt. Gen. David K. Heebner returned to the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) to speak to the university’s students, faculty and staff, August 13, as a Secretary of the Navy Guest Lectur... Read More

University Students Evaluate Hi-Tech Construction System for HADR, Expeditionary Missions
When the Naval Expeditionary Combat Command (NECC) needed to assess the overall cost-effectiveness of a cold-formed steel mobile factory for Navy applications in a real-world environment, they turned ... Read More

Requirements Fair Seeks to Expand the Reach of NPS Studies Program
Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) students, faculty and staff recently came together to participate in a first-of-its-kind, research requirement fair at venues scattered across the NPS campus in Montere... Read More

NPS Students Join Community Effort to Build Home for Wounded Warrior
Students from the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) and nearby Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center (DLIFLC) joined the regional community in welcoming Army Sgt. Brian Jergens and family t... Read More

NPS Student’s National Cyber Professionals Association Garners High-Level Attention
In the critical field of cyber operations, the work of an Army officer with little background in computer science has garnered considerable attention from several of the nation’s most respected cyberw... Read More

Naval Studies Program Pits NPS Student Expertise Against Navy’s Challenges
The Office of the Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) has turned to the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) and its core of operationally-experienced students and expert faculty to directly address some of the... Read More

NPS, Marine Corps Partner on Energy and Conservation Research
The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) and the U.S. Marine Corps Expeditionary Energy Office (E2O) have partnered under an initiative to conduct student-led research that will address some of the Marine ... Read More

Students Deploy, Provide Emergency Communications Support for Operation Damayan
The Naval Postgraduate School’s (NPS) Hastily Formed Networks (HFN) Research Group deployed to the Central Philippines, Nov. 18, to support disaster recovery efforts in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan. Wi... Read More

NPS Workshop Launches a Continuum of Education, Analysis on the Navy’s Most Challenging Issues
Students at the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) recently participated in a warfare innovation workshop designed to challenge students to analyze a series of scenarios wherein U.S. forces are drawn int... Read More

NPS Student’s Intel App Takes Center Stage in Global Interdiction Experiment
U.S. Army Special Forces Sgt. 1st Class Chris Linnel, a student at the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS), recently applied an NPS-developed application to a massive international nuclear interdiction ex... Read More

Supply Corps Officer Sweeps NPS’ Spring Quarter Graduation Awards
Lt. Cmdr. Autumn Daniel, a Supply Corps officer from remote Roby, Texas, dominated this past quarter’s Naval Postgraduate School graduate awards, honored with four in total including the top award giv... Read More

NPS Leads Global Team in Maritime Nuclear Detection Research
An international team of researchers, special forces operators, first responders and scientists led by Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) Department of Information Sciences Associate Professor Alexander ... Read More

U.S. Cyber Command Chief Inducted Into NPS Hall of Fame
U.S. Army Gen. Keith B. Alexander, Commander of U.S. Cyber Command, and Director, National Security Agency/Chief, Central Security Service, was inducted into the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) Hall o... Read More

University Honors Its Latest Class During Spring Graduation Ceremony
The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) welcomed U.S. Army Gen. Keith B. Alexander, Commander, U.S. Cyber Command and Director, National Security Agency/Chief, Central Security Service to keynote its 2013... Read More

Naval Postgraduate School Welcomes New Provost to Campus
Dr. Douglas A. Hensler, who began his tenure as 14th provost of the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) this week, was introduced to regional media during a press conference, June 5. Hensler joins NPS fol... Read More

NPS Grads Form International OR Community at NATO ISAF Afghanistan
For men and women serving their country overseas, building a sense of community with fellow service members can be incredibly valuable. As a group of Naval Postgraduate School alumni found at the Nort... Read More

Cyber Warriors Professional Association Another Sign of Evolving Battlefield
A Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) student, U.S. Army Capt. Joseph Billingsley of Stamford, Conn., is building the military’s first cyber warfare professionals association. The Military Cyber Professi... Read More

NPS Students’ Thesis Addresses the Threat of Active Shooters
Every day, the men and women of the armed forces put themselves in harm’s way. Recent NPS graduates, U.S. Army Majors Charles Ergenbright and Sean Hubbard, are no different – and they commit to countl... Read More

Student, Faculty Team Explores Littoral Operations, Tactics
Students at the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) have spent several months on a series of exercises designed to test the combat and logistical capabilities of the Navy’s newest class of vessels, the Li... Read More

NPS Enlisted Special Forces Student Inspires Intelligence Innovation
A CH-47 Chinook helicopter lands at a remote compound in Southern Afghanistan. Dust flies, Soldiers dismount, the tension is almost palpable. Before the team looms a series of seemingly medieval walle... Read More

NORAD, USNORTHCOM Commander Talks Civil Support with NPS Students
Army Gen. Charles H. Jacoby Jr., Commander of the North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command, visited the Naval Postgraduate School, Jan 31. Jacoby spent much of his visit wit... Read More

Former Under Secretary of the Army Explores Federal Budget with NPS Business School Students
If there is one thing that most Americans can agree is a concern at this point in time, it’s the federal budget. And if anyone is paying attention to the impact that budget cuts will have on the Depar... Read More

Researchers, Commanders Partner on Potential Networking Revolution
When men and women go into combat they accept a level of risk that is hard for people outside the profession of arms to comprehend. Still, there is one call that causes even the most seasoned veterans... Read More

Army’s Cyber Commander Explores NPS Education, Research Programs
Lt. Gen. Rhett A. Hernandez, Commanding General of U.S. Army Cyber Command/U.S. 2nd Army, spent two days at the Naval Postgraduate School for an exploratory visit to the university, Oct. 1-2. While on... Read More

NPS’ CORE Lab Rethinks Traditional Intelligence Analysis
There was a time when identifying friend or foe on the battlefield was pretty simple. The good guys wore uniforms that matched your own and the enemy was arrayed in neat formations, waving flags and m... Read More

NPS Researchers Apply the Latest Battery Chemistries to Power the Fleet
Students and faculty at the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) are planning to design and build a battery using technologies that have already been called a potential game-changer. U.S. Army Capt. Andre... Read More

Naval Postgraduate School Honors NCO with University’s Top Army Student Award
Naval Postgraduate School Defense Analysis student Master Sgt. Jim Monroe was recently the first non-commissioned officer (NCO) to ever be awarded the Association of the U.S. Army, Gen. Joseph W. Stil... Read More

Army Secretary Visits Naval Postgraduate School
Secretary of the Army John McHugh visited the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS), May 21, to learn more about research conducted by the university and to see the academic programs military officers take ... Read More

NPS, DLIFLC Honored with CENIC’s Innovations in Networking Award
The Corporation for Education Network Initiatives in California (CENIC) presented the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) and Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center (DLIFLC) with the 2012 Inno... Read More

Army’s Intellectual Center Commander Continues What CSA Odierno Started
The Commanding General of the esteemed ‘intellectual center’ of the Army, the Combined Arms Center (CAC), Lt. Gen. David Perkins visited the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) for a series of briefings a... Read More

Familiar Face Returns to Systems Engineering Department
Associate Prof. Andy Hernandez believes that coming back to Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) was the best decision and the best fit for what he says is important work, teaching future leaders in the Sy... Read More

Army Chief of Staff Odierno Briefed on NPS’ Defense Analysis Education, Research
On Nov. 4, Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond Odierno visited the Naval Postgraduate School to learn firsthand about the education and research programs underway at the university. Specifically, Odierno... Read More

Two NPS Students Stabilize Shark Attack Victim at Nearby Marina Beach
On a crisp Saturday morning, Oct. 29, local resident Eric Tarantino, 27, was bitten along the right side of his neck and shoulder by an estimated 15-20 ft. shark while surfing at Marina State Beach in... Read More

Annual Acquisitions Symposium Examines Responsible Defense Spending
Acquisition leaders and professionals gathered at the Embassy Suites in Monterey for the 8th Annual Acquisition Research Symposium, May 11-12. Hosted by the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) Acquisition... Read More

Former NPS Senior FAO Delivers Speech to JFSSPP
U.S. Army Brig. Gen. Charles Hooper, a former lecturer and Foreign Area Officer (FAO) Coordinator at the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) returned to Monterey May 9 to deliver a speech kicking off the ... Read More

University Professor Explores New Methods of IED Detection
Improvised explosive devices (IED), discreetly hidden on roadsides, planted in cars or carried by persons, rein terror with U.S. and coalition forces with widespread destruction on battlefields around... Read More

Commander Third Fleet, Bronze Stars Shine at Fall 2010 Graduation
Three hundred fifty three U.S. and international students tossed their caps, with 282 crossing the stage, at Fall 2010 graduation ceremonies at the Naval Postgraduate School, Dec. 17.    Of... Read More

Team Monterey Visits County Military Research, Training Partners
Leaders from the different Department of Defense and national security organizations around the Monterey bay area, known as Team Monterey, made a visit to some of the installations they collaborate wi... Read More

Student-Developed Smart Phone App Maps the “Human Terrain”
Thanks to a faculty-student team at the Naval Postgraduate School, smart phones will play an even greater role in field-based data collection for a variety of missions, from humanitarian assistance an... Read More

NPS Team Boosts Basic Combat Trainee Performance by Sleeping “Smart”
The Army calls on its Soldiers to “be all you can be.” In a major step to bring this slogan to life, a Naval Postgraduate School team has found that shifting the sleep schedule of new recruits to bet... Read More

Army Chief of Staff Gen. George Casey Addresses NPS Community
Naval Postgraduate School students, staff and faculty gathered to see Army Chief of Staff General George W. Casey offer a hopeful and focused look at the future of the Army and its role in the big pic... Read More

Student-Driven Conference Explores Many Roles of Today’s FAO
NPS was filled with Foreign Area Officers (FAO) from across the Armed Forces for the Fourth Annual Foreign Area Officer Conference hosted by the FAO Association of Monterey (FAOAM). Acknowledging the ... Read More

Growing a Brighter Future for Conflict-Affected Environments
Agriculture and the empowerment that comes with self-reliance allow conflict-affected environments around the world to rebuild economic foundations and establish lasting resources. From March 22-25, ... Read More

Army’s “Soldier Scholar” Rallies Students with Passion for Values-Based Training
Maj. Gen. Gregg Martin, Commanding General of the U.S. Army Maneuver Support Center at Fort Leonard Wood, rallied Naval Postgraduate School students with a resounding passion for full spectrum trainin... Read More

NPS Launches Online Human Systems Integration Program
The four courses in the one-year, all-online interdisciplinary program are designed to educate and train Human Systems Integration practitioners in the state-of-the-art policies and processes needed t... Read More

Legion of Merit Headlines Winter Awards Ceremony
The festive spirit of St. Patrick’s Day filled King Hall as the Naval Postgraduate School recognized more than two dozen students and five faculty members for outstanding achievements at the Winter Qu... Read More

Global Center for Security Cooperation, DLI Sign Historic Collaboration
The Global Center for Security Cooperation (GCSC) and Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center (DLIFLC) signed an historic Letter of Accord Jan. 30 making the nation's language provider for ... Read More

'84 Classmates Receive Distinguished Alumnus Awards in Dual Ceremony
Two graduates of the Naval Postgraduate School December 1984 class were honored with Distinguished Alumnus Awards in a dual ceremony in the Barbara McNitt Ballroom, Dec. 19. NPS President Daniel Olive... Read More

Chief of Naval Personnel Rallies Record Fall Graduating Class
Chief of Naval Personnel Vice Adm. Mark Ferguson III rallied one of the largest graduating classes in Naval Postgraduate School history at Fall 2008 commencement ceremonies in King Hall, Dec. 19. Alm... Read More

Military Faculty Member Gains New Insight From Tour With Gen. Petraeus
Lt. Col. Lee Ewing, an assistant professor from the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) Operations Research (OR) Department, recently returned from a pivotal nine-month deployment working for Gen. David P... Read More