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Two NPS Grads Among NASA’s Newest Astronauts
Two Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) alumni have just graduated astronaut basic training with the first cohort for NASA’s Artemis program, poised to open a new chapter of American space exploration. M... 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

Commandant Explores Student Research, Addresses Marines During Visit to NPS
Just five months into his tour as the Marine Corps’ 38th Commandant, Gen. David H. Berger paid a visit to the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS), Dec. 5, to explore relevant research and engage universit... Read More

Navy’s Focus on Education Is an Opportunity for NPS
MONTEREY, Calif. (NPS) – A comprehensive study and subsequent report released by the Department of the Navy in late 2018 is proving to be a significant opportunity for Monterey’s Naval Postgraduate Sc... Read More

NPS, Marine Corps Advance Graduate Education for Senior NCOs
The cohort of senior enlisted Marines enrolled in Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) is growing. Driven by the Department of the Navy’s Education for Seapower study, and its recommendations to bolster ed... 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

Senior Service Leaders Updated on Marine Corps PhD Program
When senior service leaders launched the Marine Corps Doctor of Philosophy Programs (PHDP) in mid-2017, the services wanted to take advantage of talented officers amongst the ranks, developing “a coho... Read More

Academia, Industry Partnerships Advance Capabilities at Latest JIFX
Once again, NPS advances its partnerships with military, academic and private sector organizations during the university’s Joint Interagency Field Experimentation (JIFX) program. At the latest event, ... Read More

Student-led wargaming offers insights, analyses into future conflict
The U.S. stands at the brink of war with a peer adversary, and Navy and Marine Corps leaders need to figure out how to best position our forces and interoperate with our allies in the Australian Defen... Read More

Summit Examines Resilience, Empowers Change in Marine Corps
The 4th Marine Reserve Division (MARFORRES), headquartered in New Orleans, La., brought together a diverse cross-section of reservists, active duty and retired service members and spouses, and family ... Read More

Marine’s thesis honored with multiple student awards
The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) Department of Operations Research (OR) awarded Marine Corps Capt. Courtney Thompson the Military Operations Research Society (MORS) Stephen A. Tisdale Thesis Award ... Read More

Big Ideas Exchange seeks tactical edge to address Marine Corps challenges
The U.S. Marine Corps at the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) hosted the university’s latest Big Idea Exchange (BIX) presenting and discussing their cutting-edge research and ideas with a greater Navy ... Read More

NPS Internship Program Helps Students Refine Research Through Industry Connections
The Naval Postgraduate School Industry Internship Program recently completed its third iteration sending 21 students for week-long internships at leading private sector technology companies to develop... Read More

NPS Partners With Elroy Air on Unmanned Systems Research
The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) and Elroy Air, a producer of unmanned aerial cargo systems, recently signed a new research agreement which will allow for the mutually-beneficial exploration of aut... Read More

NPS Marine Corps students build, launch comms rocket
Randsburg, Calif. - When two Devil Dogs recently launched a rocket built from scratch over the barren wastes of the Mojave Desert, they took the expeditionary power of the United States Marine Corps t... Read More

Annual NRWG Leverages NPS Expertise for Research and Innovation
The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS), as part of its Naval Research Program (NRP), held the annual Naval Research Working Group (NRWG) across the university’s campus April 9-11. The NRWG serves as a fo... Read More

NPS relaunches partnership with Middlebury Institute of International Studies
For the first time in eight years, Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) students have returned to the Middlebury Institute of International Studies (MIIS) campus in Monterey, Calif. as part of an exchange ... Read More

Navy Officer to Receive Winter Quarter’s MORS/Tisdale Award
Three upcoming Winter quarter graduates from the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) Department of Operations Research (OR) presented their theses to a panel of five judges, along with an audience of facu... Read More

Singapore, NPS continue longtime academic exchange program
U.S. Marine Corps Capt. Kevin Wheeler is working toward a dual master’s degree in operations research and engineering at the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS). But unlike many of the overachievers who s... Read More

Marine Corps Deputy Commandant highlights NPS’ critical value
The Deputy Commandant of the Marine Corps for Manpower and Reserve Affairs (M&RA) recently traveled to the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) to emphasize the critical role the university plays in pr... Read More

Advancing OPSEC Through ‘Train the Trainers’ Course
NPS hosted the latest Naval Operations Security (OPSEC) Program Manager Course, Jan. 9-10, designed to teach OPSEC trainers across the Department of Defense enterprise how to develop programs to meet ... Read More

NPS National Security Affairs Graduates
Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) held a graduation ceremony for six service members who graduated from the National Security Affairs (NSA) Regional Security Studies Course Dec. 13, 2018. “This is a ce... 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

Marine Cyber Chief Stresses the Role of Humans, Not Hardware, in the Fight
Maj. Gen. Matthew Glavy, Commander, U.S. Marine Corps Forces Cyberspace Command, took the opportunity to candidly address Marines attending the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) during a visit to the un... Read More

NPS Industry Internship Program Continues Rapid Expansion
Early this year, the Naval Postgraduate School’s (NPS) Student Services Office formally launched the NPS Industry Internship Program to provide valuable internship experiences in partnership with lead... Read More

Marine FASNCOs Bridge Experience With NPS Coursework
During a lecture on the history of Turkey, a Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) professor describes an environment of tension and conflict. For U.S. Marine Corps Master Sgt. Bruce Villasenor, it sounded ... Read More

Annual Workshop Envisions Future Use of Unmanned Systems
The Naval Postgraduate School’s Consortium for Robotics and Unmanned Systems Education and Research (CRUSER) held its annual Warfare Innovation Continuum (WIC) Workshop, Sept. 17-20. The WIC is a coo... 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

Internet Mogul Parsons Addresses NPS Marines
The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) welcomed Robert “Bob” Parsons, founder of the Internet domain registrar and Web-hosting company GoDaddy, to speak with university Marine Corps students, Aug. 21. Pa... Read More

NPS Students, Faculty and Alumni Well Represented in SECNAV Innovation Awards
In early 2018 during his first visit to the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS), Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) the Honorable Richard V. Spencer offered his vision for the future of the university, callin... 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

Military Operations Research Community Heads to NPS for Annual Symposium
The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) hosted the annual marquee event for one of the nation’s largest organizations of military operations research professionals, providing an invaluable opportunity for... Read More

Operations Research Grad’s Analysis Recognized by CJCS
A Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) alumnus was recently honored by Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (CJCS) U.S. Marine Corps Gen. Joseph Dunford for his work in text analysis and security cooperat... Read More

Marine Corps Students Share Their Big Ideas During Latest BIX
Students, staff and faculty packed the Naval Postgraduate School’s (NPS) Glasgow Hall for the latest Big Ideas Exchange (BIX), May 22. A departure from the typical BIX format, the latest event served ... Read More

JIFX Proves to Be Perfect Sandbox for Marine Corps’ Latest UAS
From the California desert to desolate polar ice caps, the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) continues to adapt emerging technologies to new domains. Since 2002, NPS’ quarterly Joint Interagency Field ... Read More

Annual NRWG Connects Navy's Issues to NPS Researchers
The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) held its latest annual Naval Research Working Group (NRWG), April 10-12, 2018, on the university’s campus in Monterey. The NRWG serves as a forum for Navy and Marin... 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

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

Large Class of NPS Marines Complete EWS, CSC Programs
In one of the largest classes in recent years, 80 U.S. Marine Corps students currently studying at NPS were awarded certificates of completion for the Expeditionary Warfare School (EWS) distance educa... Read More

NPS Grad’s Thesis Catches the Eye of the ‘Father of the Internet’
U.S. Marine Corps Capt. Julian D’Orsaneo graduated from the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) with high praise, earning the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association’s (AFCEA) John McReyno... Read More

NPS Student Completes DARPA Service Chiefs Fellowship
U.S. Marine Corps Lt. Col. Devin Smiley, a student in NPS’ Department of Computer Science, recently completed a 3-month tour at the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) through the DARPA ... Read More

Marine Corps Student Brings Elite Athlete Discipline to Her NPS Studies
Before Marine Corps Capt. Kate Herren was a student in the Space Systems and Operations program at the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS), she competed at the highest levels of her sport with the U.S. Na... Read More

Marine Corps Brothers Graduate NPS With High Honors
Marine Corps Capts. Ezra and Micah Akin have accomplished quite a bit during their time together at the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS), culminating with their participation in the Spring Quarter grad... Read More

NASA Accepts Two NPS Graduates Into Latest Astronaut Candidate Class
Of the 11 candidates selected for NASA’s latest class of astronaut candidates, Lt. Cmdr. Matthew Dominick and Marine Corps Maj. Jasmin Moghbeli have something in common ... a master’s degree from the ... Read More

Commencement Ceremony Celebrates Spring Quarter’s Graduates
The Naval Postgraduate School bid farewell to 265 graduates, including 29 international students from 17 nations, earning 268 advanced degrees during the Spring Quarter Graduation ceremony in King Aud... Read More

Big Ideas Exchange Details Game-Changing Ideas Percolating Across Campus
The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) held its latest Big Ideas Exchange (BIX) on the university campus, Dec. 2, showcasing some of the grand ideas explored across the institution. This edition featured... Read More

NPS Provides Early Warning Training Tool to Gulf Coast Marines
The U.S. Marine Force Reserve (MARFORRES) is one of several agencies that need to take quick action when hurricane-force storms are barreling down on the Gulf Coast, and leadership turned to the Naval... Read More

NPS, Marine Corps Partnership Enhances Readiness Through Education
In 2009, then Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. James Conway declared energy a top priority. Mere weeks later, the U.S. Marine Corps’ Expeditionary Energy Office (E2O) was born and tasked with analy... Read More

NPS CIRPAS Continues Field Research with Mobile Weather Radar
NPS’ Center for Interdisciplinary, Remotely-Piloted Aircraft Studies (CIRPAS) once again spent several weeks on location in Oklahoma with its MWR-05XP Mobile Weather Radar Truck chasing tornados in ho... 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

Assistant Commandant of the Marine Corps Honors Fall Quarter Graduates
The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) conferred advanced degrees upon hundreds of honored graduates during its quarterly Graduation Ceremony, Dec. 19. Uniquely, though, this Fall Quarter’s 352 graduates... Read More

NPS Student, Faculty Explore “Maneuvering” in the EM Domain
Student and faculty researchers at the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) have embarked upon a novel effort to explore “maneuver” tactics in the electromagnetic (EM) domain. Their work was recently featu... Read More

Marine Air Control Group Squadron COs Take NPS Education to Command
“I was always told that it was a career killer, and I for one am gratified that we are proving otherwise,” said Marine Corps Lt. Col. John Dobrydney, commanding officer of Marine Wing Communications S... Read More

Student Research Supports International WMD Interdiction Efforts
An eclectic group of Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) students has been working with International Fulbright Scholar, NPS Department of Information Sciences Professor Alex Bordetsky, on a series of ini... Read More

Senate Confirms NPS Alumnus Robert Work as Deputy Defense Secretary
By voice vote late today, the Senate confirmed Robert O. Work, a retired Marine Corps colonel, to be the next deputy secretary of defense. Christine H. Fox has been acting deputy secretary since form... Read More

NPS Special Report: Supporting the COCOMs – U.S. Southern Command
Throughout the U.S. Southern Command’s organization, a network of partnerships with the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) in Monterey, Calif. on several high-visibility initiatives continues to have a d... 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

Southcom Commander Addresses Naval Postgraduate School Students
Marine Corps Gen. John F. Kelly, head of the United States Southern Command (Southcom), spoke to a packed house of Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) students, faculty and staff in NPS’ King Auditorium, ... Read More

Southcom Turns to NPS to Evaluate CubeSats for Communications Support
The U.S. Southern Command (Southcom) has embarked on an ambitious international CubeSat program, and turned to the Naval Postgraduate School for help. The NPS Distributed Information Systems and Expe... 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

Growth in HSI Programs Underscores Value of Humans in Systems Design
When the Naval Postgraduate School graduated its first cohort of students in the distance learning Master of Human Systems Integration (HSI) degree program this past quarter, it was not the first time... 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

NPS’ Long-Time Directed Energy Program Turns to Power Supply Systems
Physicists at the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) are collaborating with researchers at the University of Texas to develop the power supply that will help make ship-born laser weapons a reality on U.S... Read More

Power Play – NPS' Defense Energy Program Educates Tomorrow's Energy-Intelligent Officers
The numbers are staggering. The U.S. Department of Defense is the single largest consumer of petroleum fuels on the planet, burning up more than $17 billion in FY11 on … gas. While aircraft are by fa... Read More

NPS Marines Develop Mentoring Program with Local School
Marine Corps students at the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) are giving back to the local community through a Marine led student-mentoring program. The Motivating Others Through Outreach (MOTO) progr... Read More

NPS Lecture Series Focuses on Navy, Marine Corps Energy Independence
Late February brought two of the military’s leading energy officials to the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) campus for the Defense Energy Speakers’ Seminar series, part of the university’s comprehensi... Read More

NPS Alumnus Turns Off Duty Time Into Profitable Business
Marines are supposed to relax and blow off steam when they get home from a combat tour. U.S. Marine Corps Maj. Robert Dyer of Tacoma, Wash., apparently didn’t get the memo – he started a company. Dye... Read More

James Zumwalt Honors Legacy of His Famous Father During Latest SGL
Acclaimed author, retired U.S. Marine Corps Lt. Col. James G. Zumwalt, addressed students, faculty and staff during the latest Secretary of the Navy Guest Lecture at the Naval Postgraduate School, Nov... Read More

Marine Corps Student Uses Ops Research Thesis to Combat Veteran Homelessness
Abraham Lincoln long ago charged the nation with the duty to “care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow and his orphan.” NPS Operations Research (OR) student Marine Corps Maj. Da... 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

Under Secretary of the Navy Outlines State of the Navy-Marine Corps Team to NPS Students, Faculty
Under Secretary of the Navy, Robert O. Work, visited his alma mater May 10 to discuss the "State of the Navy" during a special Secretary of the Navy Guest Lecture in King Auditorium at Naval Postgradu... Read More

CORE Lab’s Lighthouse Project Casts a Bright Light on IED Networks
When improvised explosive devices (IEDs) talk, they have a lot to say. Each wire and detonator helps tell a story of who created the device. Their locations across a battlespace help create a visual m... Read More

NPS Students and Staff Participate in Commemoration Ceremony with Japanese Consulate
At the invitation of Hiroshi Inomata, Consulate General of Japan, military officers assigned to the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) took part in a ceremony Mar. 13, to commemorate the one-year anniver... Read More

Marine Corps Student Analyzes Cost Savings of Rechargeable Batteries Over Disposables
About a year ago, a Marine Corps Capt. walked into the office of Naval Postgraduate School Operations Research Professor Daniel Nussbaum claiming he had a great idea for his thesis. Capt. Darrell H. B... Read More

Workshop Explores the Complexities of Prevention Strategies
Prominent military strategists have stressed that prevention of conflict is equally as valued as victory in conflict. The Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard’s very own “Cooperative Strategy for 21st C... Read More

NPS Students Explore the Full Potential of Unmanned Air Systems
In recent years, the Department of Defense has increasingly integrated the use of Unmanned Air Systems (UAS) into a number of missions, from aerial surveillance to data collection. For men and women i... Read More

NPS Student Named “Marine Corps Times” Marine of the Year
A Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) student has been named the “Marine Corps Times” Marine of the Year for 2011, and will be presented the award during a ceremony in Washington, D.C., July 21, with memb... Read More

Naval Postgraduate School Awards Longtime Senator John Warner with Honorary Doctorate
The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) honored former Senator John Warner with an honorary Doctor of Military Science degree, May 25, during a formal ceremony held on the university campus. Warner served... Read More

FIST Project Leads to Real-World Applications
Marine Corps Capt. Carrick Longley briefed General James F. Amos, recently confirmed Marine Corps Commandant, on the field data collection smart phone application known as Field Information Support To... Read More

Electrical Engineering Student Capt. Brandon Newell Explores Expeditionary Energy for the USMC
  For Marine Corps Capt. Brandon Newell, the issue of alternative energy has long been one of concern. Even before the Department of Defense (DoD) recently began to prioritize alternative energy... 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

Rapid Pro VIRT Aims to Deliver Valued Information to Marines
In an age of information overload, students and faculty at NPS are working on eliminating the excess and providing only the most valuable information to Marines in the field. A project known as Valued... 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 Hastily-Formed Networks Research Group Responds to Haiti Earthquake
The Navy unveiled its new slogan, “A Global Force for Good,” at the end of last year, and was immediately given the chance to prove it. The powerfully-devastating earthquake that hit the poor island n... Read More

NPS “Cloud Computing” Lab Up and Running
When you think about clouds, you normally think of billowy white formations in the atmosphere, but the Naval Postgraduate School has opened a new “Cloud” center that’s all about computing, not meteoro... Read More

NPS Team Provides Emergency Wireless Communications to Haiti
The Naval Postgraduate School is providing a critical component of humanitarian assistance and disaster relief to the people of Haiti struggling in the wake of the devastating 7.0 earthquake – despera... Read More

Field Experimentation Program Rapidly Deploys New Technologies
Warfighters in the battlefield typically have to wait several years for new technologies to trudge through the defense acquisition and field-testing/evaluation processes. But an expanding effort at th... Read More

Marine Air Wing Commander Congratulates Summer Grads
Commanding General of the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing Maj. Gen. Thomas Conant rallied 255 Naval Postgraduate School graduates to use their intellectual capital to the fullest in their continued careers a... Read More

NPS Students Host Regional FAO Conference
Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) students from the Foreign Area Officer (FAO) Association of Monterey (FAOAM) hosted the third annual FAO conference, “Today’s FAO: Warrior, Scholar, Diplomat,” April 23... Read More

Corps Intelligence Director Stresses the Value of Man Over Machine
Brig. Gen. Richard Lake, Director of Intelligence for Headquarters, U.S. Marine Corps, Washington, D.C., speaks to students during a Secretary of the Navy Guest Lecture (SGL) April 21 in King Hall. La... Read More

NATO Diplomats Gather in Monterey, Prep for 60th Anniversary Summit
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) held a conference in Monterey, Calif., to discuss best practices in building institutional integrity within the global defense sector, Feb. 25-27.  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

US SOCOM Recognizes Netzer's Contributions in Developing Tactical Networks
Dr. Dave Netzer (left), former Dean of Research and retiring Director of the U.S. Special Operation Command-NPS Field Experimentation Cooperative, receives a plaque from U.S. Marine Lt. Col. Thomas J.... 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