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Former NPS Professor and Personal Computing Pioneer Memorialized on Campus
Dr. Gary A. Kildall is not a household name, but he should be. Kildall’s contributions to personal computing could easily place him on equal billing with modern day tech moguls like Steve Jobs and Bi... Read More

Annual Symposium Advances Defense Acquisition Practices, Policies
Leaders across the spectrum of defense procurement gathered in Monterey, April 26-27, for the 14th annual Acquisition Research Symposium at the Monterey Marriott hotel. The yearly symposium serves as ... Read More

Lauded Military Historian Congratulates Winter Quarter Graduates
Internationally-renowned military historian Sir Hew Strachan offered the commencement address during the Naval Postgraduate School’s (NPS) Winter Quarter Commencement Ceremony in King Auditorium, Marc... Read More

Boeing Executive Offers Industry's Perspective on Leadership During SGL
The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) welcomed Leanne Caret, Executive Vice President of The Boeing Company and President/CEO of its Defense, Space & Security (BDS) division for its latest Secretary... Read More

PACOM Chief Offers Indo-Asia-Pacific Update During Latest SGL
For the first time since 2014, the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) welcomed Adm. Harry B. Harris Jr., now Commander, U.S. Pacific Command, to discuss his views and perspectives with NPS students, facu... Read More

NPS, Academic Partners Take to the Skies in First-Ever UAV Swarm Dogfight
Looking out over a hilly landscape, parades of puffy clouds march across the California horizon. The five-year, statewide drought that had burned the surrounding countryside a golden brown has finally... Read More

Navy Turns to NPS to Develop Sea Hunter’s Potential Future Missions
When the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) completed the development of its futuristic Anti-Submarine Warfare Continuous Trail Unmanned Vessel (ACTUV), commonly referred to as Sea Hunt... Read More

MEP Catherine Stihler Offers a Unique Perspective on Brexit to NPS Students
Catherine Stihler, member of the European Parliament (MEP) and Rector of the University of St. Andrews, offered her unique insights into the United Kingdom’s (UK) departure from the European Union (EU... 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

Former Secretary of Defense Dr. Robert Gates Offers First SGL of the Year
The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) welcomed former Secretary of Defense Dr. Robert M. Gates to the university for a candid discussion of his perspective on global issues, Jan. 5, kicking off the 2017... Read More

Under Secretary of the Navy the Honorable Janine Davidson Applauds Fall Quarter Graduates
The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) said farewell to 326 graduates, including 39 international students from 16 nations, earning 328 advanced degrees during its Fall Quarter Commencement Ceremony at K... Read More

NPS Professor Brings ‘Elementary’ Lessons in Coding to Regional School
In support of National Computer Science Education Week, NPS Department of Applied Mathematics Associate Professor Dr. Ralucca Gera helped plan a series of educational events for 2nd, 3rd and 4th grade... 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 Operations Research Professor Wins Two Prestigious INFORMS Awards
Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) Distinguished Professor of Operations Research (OR) Dr. Gerald G. Brown accomplished something no other OR practitioner ever has … He was awarded both the 2016 INFORMS ... Read More

NPS Welcomes First-Ever Texas Ranger Into CHDS’ Executive Leaders Program
Texas Ranger Maj. J.D. Robertson, the first ever Texas Ranger to walk the halls of NPS, looks the part of the unyielding, ‘Lone Star’ lawman. His stature is straight and tall; his eyes are fixed, stee... Read More

NPS ARSENL Advances Team vs. Team Swarm Research
A team of faculty and researchers from NPS’ Advanced Robotic Systems Engineering Laboratory (ARSENL), along with various other educational and DOD institutions, successfully tested a 10 versus 10 dron... Read More

Landmark Study Reveals Antarctic Glacier's Long History of Retreat
A major study, released in late November in the journal “Nature,” reveals the history of retreat of the massive Pine Island Glacier (PIG) in western Antarctica, widely considered one of the largest co... Read More

NPS Grad, Dallas PD Officer, Examines Law Enforcement’s Response to Mass Protest
Dallas Police Department Officer Maj. Stephen “Max” Geron has been a busy man since graduating from the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) Center for Homeland Defense and Security (CHDS). Geron’s thesis... Read More

NPS Sees Increased Foreign Enrollment in Undersea Warfare Program
NPS’ undersea warfare program is experiencing an influx of students from allied foreign nations, many from countries along the strategic Pacific Rim. “Submarines have become the weapon of choice for ... Read More

NPS Researchers Studying Effects of Climate Change on Arctic Ocean Acoustics
Researchers from the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) and The University of California’s Scripps Institution of Oceanography are collaborating to understand the effects of climate change on Arctic ocea... Read More

NPS Meteorologist Employs UAVs to Advance Atmospheric Research
Professor Peter Guest with the Naval Postgraduate School’s (NPS) Department of Meteorology has been employing quadrotors, small unmanned aerial vehicles, to measure the various atmospheric conditions ... Read More

DARPA Director Introduces NPS to Agency's Latest Advanced Research
Dr. Arati Prabhakar, Director of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), addressed students, staff and faculty during an NPS Secretary of the Navy Guest Lecture (SGL) in King Auditorium... Read More

Senior Officers Take Advantage of NPS’ EMBA Program
A growing number of senior naval officers are turning to the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) degree program to meet their graduate education needs de... Read More

University Provost Applauds Summer Graduates
The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) bid farewell to 384 graduating students from every branch of military service, including 28 foreign officers from 10 nations, earning 387 graduate degrees, during t... Read More

NPS Helps Republic of Mali Advance National Security Establishment
The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) is slated to welcome a cohort of graduate students from the Republic of Mali in March of 2017. The group of 13 students from various ministries will report to NPS n... Read More

NPS Welcomes Dr. Steven R. Lerman as University’s 15th Provost
The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) welcomed Dr. Steven R. Lerman as the university’s 15th provost, Aug. 29. As provost, Lerman will oversee NPS’ diverse faculty and work to fulfill the university’s m... Read More

NPS Says Farewell to Former Provost Board Member
The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) was saddened to learn of the passing of former university provost and long-time NPS Board of Advisors (BOA) member, Dr. Jack Borsting, Aug. 16. “Jack was a true fr... Read More

NPS Researcher Living Under the Sea at Aquarius Habitat
NPS Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Research Associate Professor Noel Du Toit has spent the last several days living 60 feet underwater at the Aquarius Reef Base habitat in the Flor... 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 Faculty Contributing to Ukrainian Defense Reforms
As Ukraine contends with Russian military incursions in Crimea and Donetsk, it has been working to reform its Soviet-Era defense structure with members of the Defense Governance and Management Team (D... Read More

Cyber Endeavor Focuses on Internet of Everything
Cyber experts and technology leaders congregated at the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) in Monterey, California, June 21-23, for Cyber Endeavour. Focused on the theme, “The Internet of everything and ... Read More

Chief of Naval Operations Shares His Vision for High Velocity Learning
Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. John M. Richardson visited the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) to help celebrate the achievements of the university’s 2016 Spring Quarter graduates, but while at t... Read More

Celebrated Author, Journalist Thomas Friedman Guest Lectures at NPS
Three-time Pulitzer Prize winning journalist and author Thomas Friedman visited the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) and shared insights from his latest book, “Thank You for Being Late: An Optimist’s G... Read More

Navy, DOD Dare Top Coders to #HacktheSky
Last year, the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) set a world record by flying a swarm of 50 autonomous drones all controlled by a single operator. Now, NPS and the Department of the Navy Office of Strat... Read More

New Ops Research Professor Contributes to Understanding of Military Suicides
NPS Department of Operations Research Assistant Professor Andrew Anglemyer recently published an article in the Annals of Internal Medicine titled, “Suicide Rates in Active Duty Personnel, 2005-2011.”... Read More

Navy’s Use of Sleep-Optimized Watchbill Continues to Rise
“The judge said, ‘If the Lieutenant j.g. had veered left instead of right he could have killed someone. In my mind he got behind the wheel equivalent of being drunk … and I blame you for this, you’re ... Read More

NPS Faculty Deploy With USS Eisenhower
When the USS Eisenhower arrived to Mediterranean Sea last week, a cadre of faculty from the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) and other universities across the nation were part of the crew. Dr. Heather... Read More

NPS Celebrates Spring Quarter Graduates, Welcomes CNO
The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) said farewell to 343 graduates including 48 international students from 23 nations earning 346 advanced degrees during its Spring Quarter Commencement Ceremony at K... Read More

NPS Mourns Long-Time EEO Officer
The NPS community was saddened to learn of the passing of long-time Deputy Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Officer Deborah "Debbie" Baity, June 9. Baity served at NPS for almost 34 years where she ... Read More

MOVES Open House Spotlights Student Research in Modeling, Virtual Environments
The Naval Postgraduate School’s Modeling, Virtual Environments and Simulation Institute (MOVES) conducted its annual Academic Working Group (MAWG) from May 24-26, at its headquarters on the NPS campus... Read More

NPS Academics Quietly Contribute to International Diplomacy Efforts
Unbeknownst to the general public, academics and subject matter experts from universities and think tanks quietly contribute to international diplomacy through what are known as track II talks - infor... Read More

Laser Testbed Contributes to NPS Education, Research
The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS), under the direction of Distinguished Professor Brij Agrawal with the university’s Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, has successfully completed th... Read More

Biennial Symposium Advances Naval Mine Warfare
Naval leaders, industry experts and guests from 12 countries converged on the 12th International Mine Warfare (MIW) Technology Symposium held at the Embassy Suites in Seaside, California, May 24-26. ... Read More

NPS’ Executive Education Programs Add Broader Reach, Impact to the Mission
The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) has been at the forefront of the Navy’s efforts to provide its officers with a defense-focused graduate education for decades. By taking advantage of the intellectu... Read More

Acquisition Leaders Converge on NPS
National and international leaders in the field of defense acquisition converged upon Monterey, Calif. to attend the Naval Postgraduate School’s (NPS) 13th Annual Acquisition Research Symposium, May 4... Read More

NPS Professor Calls Capacitor Development “Revolutionary”
Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) Research Professor Jonathan Phillips has been reaching out to anyone who will listen about what he calls a “revolutionary” development in the field of capacitors with v... Read More

Recent Patents Highlight Efforts in Innovation Across Campus
The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) and its innovative faculty have begun to see their hard work bear fruit with a series of new patents highlighting the diversity of student, faculty led research end... Read More

Retired Navy Capt. Paul Rinn Shares the Story of USS Samuel B. Roberts
Retired Navy Capt. Paul Rinn, first commanding officer (CO) of the guided-missile frigate USS Samuel B. Roberts (FFG 58), addressed Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) students, faculty and staff during a... Read More

Annual International Day Celebration Set for Saturday
The Naval Postgraduate School hosts the annual International Day celebration this Saturday, April 23, on the Academic Quad. University students from 30 countries around the world, including Germany, S... Read More

Beloved NPS Staff Member Says Farewell Following 45 Years of Federal Service
A young Gloria White arrived at the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) nearly four decades ago, looking for a job opportunity. In the time eight presidents have been in office, Gloria was helping people ... Read More

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