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17th President of National Defense University Honors NPS Winter Quarter Graduates
The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) recognized the achievement of its 2024 Winter Quarter graduates during the school’s latest commencement ceremony in King Hall Auditorium, Mar. 29. U.S. Air Force L... Read More

Marine General Offers Challenge to NPS Summer Quarter Graduates
Emphasizing the power of collaboration and embracing the inevitable flux of change, the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) celebrated its 2023 Summer Quarter graduates on Sept. 22 during a ceremony at Ki... Read More

NPS Professor, New Innovation Lab Honored With Prestigious Contracting Award
Innovation at the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) isn’t just limited to new technology. A groundbreaking laboratory developed in the school’s Department of Defense Management (DDM) is becoming a key e... Read More

NPS Acquisition Research Symposium Marks 20th Annual Event With Return to Monterey
MONTEREY, Calif. (NPS) – For the first time in four years, acquisition professionals from the government, academic and private sectors gathered in Monterey as the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) hoste... Read More

Charting the Navy’s Future Course in Advanced Space Education
No domain more than space operations highlights the essential blend of the operational art of war – as well as the science and technology of warfare.    From the very beginning of the “spac... Read More

Chief of Navy Reserve Encourages NPS Winter Quarter Graduates
The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) honored its 2023 Winter Quarter graduates during a commencement ceremony held in King Hall Auditorium, March 24. NPS alumnus Vice Adm. John Mustin, Chief of Navy R... Read More

NPS Community Mourns Passing, Honors Legacy of Rear Adm. James Greene
The passing of a respected institutional leader brings with it a period of mourning within the community and the loss it feels, but there is also opportunity to take stock in, and respectfully celebra... Read More

Panetta Offers Beltway Perspective on Budget Policy During Guest Lecture
Rep. Jimmy Panetta of California's 20th Congressional District offered an insider’s perspective on national budget policy during a virtual guest lecture for university students in the Defense Budget a... Read More

Naval Postgraduate School and Xerox Collaborate to Advance Additive Manufacturing Solutions
In January 2021, the Department of Defense published its first-ever Additive Manufacturing Strategy to “provide a shared set of guiding principles and a framework for [additive manufacturing] technolo... Read More

New Critical and Strategic Thinking Course Responds to DOD’s Latest Guidance
The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) launched a new course for the summer quarter titled “Critical Thinking for Strategic Leadership,” responding directly to DOD education guidance to focus on critic... Read More

Business Warriors Wanted: NPS Announces New Low-Res Defense-Focused EMBA For High-Tempo Officers
The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) is about to embark on a new program that has the potential to dramatically expand its ability to offer advanced degrees to Naval Officers the world over. NPS’ Grad... Read More

GSDM Professor Awarded Prestigious Grant to Research Optimal Parental Support Policies
A Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) faculty member has been awarded a prestigious research grant that has the potential to shape the health and well-being of military families - and the American public ... Read More

NPS Announces Graduate School of Defense Management
The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) announced the official renaming of its nationally-recognized business school to the Graduate School of Defense Management (GSDM), effective Oct. 1, in an effort to ... Read More

Defense industry execs talk innovation with future program managers
The Naval Postgraduate School’s (NPS) Graduate School of Business and Public Policy brought together two captains of industry for a panel discussion titled “Challenges of Innovation in Defense Acquisi... Read More

GSBPP Intern Jones Studies Crypto Crime at Nearby MIIS
Inside the Graduate School of Business and Public Policy (GSBPP) at the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS), Noni Jones is an administrative whiz. By day, the modest intern with a kind disposition deftly ... Read More

Senior Air Force alumna honored with prestigious AACSB, NPS awards
U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Alice Trevino received dual honors during a ceremony on the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) campus, Feb. 7, when the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AA... Read More

Conrad Scholars Present Their Theses to Navy’s FM Leaders
As part of their selection as NPS Graduate School of Business and Public Policy Conrad Scholars, Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) students Lt. Cmdr. Matthew Lorge and Lt. Tim Whitney traveled to Washin... Read More

NPS Internship Program Offers Students Invaluable Industry Experience
A new program launched by the Naval Postgraduate School’s (NPS) Dean of Students office is providing university students with an invaluable experience with leading industry and technology companies. C... Read More

Acquisition Professionals Return to Monterey for 15th Annual Symposium
The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) held its 15th annual Acquisition Research Symposium (ARS) at the nearby Embassy Suites hotel, May 9-10. The two-day symposium brought together leading defense acqui... 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

Winter Quarter Grad Prevails in Global Simulation Competition
A recent Graduate School of Business and Public Policy (GSBPP) graduate has emerged triumphant in a major international simulation competition. U.S. Navy Lt. Jessika Hall represented the Naval Postgr... Read More

Vietnamese Ambassador Holds Candid Discussion with NPS Students
Graduate students at the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) had the opportunity, April 2, to talk directly with the Socialist Republic of Vietnam’s ambassador to the U.S. Ambassador Extraordinary and Pl... Read More

NPS Earns High Marks in Annual Grad School Rankings
“U.S. News and World Report” released their annual rankings for graduate universities across the nation, and once again, NPS programs performed well in the analysis, including a number one overall ran... Read More

Panetta Offers Unique Perspective on Policy During Guest Lecture on Campus
Rep. Jimmy Panetta of California's 20th Congressional District speaks to a group of NPS students from NPS’ Graduate School of Business and Public Policy (GSBPP) in Ingersoll Hall, Feb. 23. Panetta was... Read More

Air Force Turns to NPS for Analysis of Commercial Purchasing Platforms
The National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for fiscal year 2018 includes a compelling provision known as the Thornberry Act, which sets out to push reform to the DOD acquisition process through str... 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

GSBPP Professor's Research Examines Predictability of PTSD
NPS Graduate School of Business and Public Policy (GSBPP) Professor Yu-Chu Shen is an empirical health economist, examining how issues such as mental health and unit cohesion impact readiness in real ... 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

Chief of Naval Personnel Addresses Students, Explores Programs During Campus Visit
Chief of Naval Personnel Vice Adm. Robert Burke speaks to NPS students during an all-hands call in King Auditorium, Oct. 12. Burke also concurrently serves as the Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for ... Read More

Financial Management Grad, Conrad Chair Honored with NPS Distinguished Alumnus Award
NPS President retired Vice Adm. Ronald A. Route surprised NPS alumnus retired Vice Adm. John T. "Terry" Blake with the Distinguished Alumnus Award during a class session in Ingersoll Hall, Sept. 7. Bl... 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

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

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 Welcomes Acquisition Professionals to Annual Symposium
The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) welcomed a who’s who list of the nation’s leading acquisition professionals to the Graduate School of Business and Public Policy’s (GSBPP) 12th Annual Acquisition R... Read More

EMBA Program Provides Management Skills to DOD Personnel, and Beyond
Over the past several years, the Naval Postgraduate School’s Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) program has become a popular curriculum for Navy and Department of Defense commands seek... 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

GSBPP Celebrates 50 Years of Education and Research in the Business of Defense
The Department of Defense, and the U.S Armed Forces, are about combat effectiveness.   But in modern times of intense budget scrutiny, sitting right behind being effective is being efficient. Bu... 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

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

NPS Alumnus Helps Return Search and Rescue Unit to NAS Lemoore
The whir of the Sikorsky MH-60S Seahawk at Naval Air Station (NAS) Lemoore is a welcomed one, as a new search and rescue (SAR) unit has geared up to begin operations and support open water training fo... Read More

Naval Postgraduate School Honors First Flag Officer Graduate of Distance Learning Program
Naval Postgraduate School’s (NPS) Executive Master’s of Business Administration (EMBA) program celebrated the graduation of the first Flag officer to complete the program Mar. 30, during the universit... Read More

NPS’ Annual Acquisition Symposium Explores Critical Issues in Defense Financial Stewardship
With a $642 billion defense authorization bill standing at $4 billion over President Barack Obama’s spending cap, and $8 billion over the limit set by the Budget Control Act of 2011, defense acquisiti... Read More

NPS Business School Lecturer Helps Build Youth Leadership Skills
In his spare time, Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) Lecturer of Management has turned his passion for building leadership skills into a detailed developmental program for children and young adults call... Read More

NPS Continuing Education Program Delivers Personalized Courses to Transitioning Flag Officers
On December 9, Rear Adm. Dixon R. Smith will officially take command at Navy Region Southwest headquartered in San Diego, Calif. Several weeks before that, he spent an intense three days a few hundred... 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

Retired Navy Officer Turned Business School Prof. Honored with Annual Schieffelin Teaching Award
E. Cory Yoder, a retired Navy commander turned Senior Lecturer for the Graduate School of Business and Public Policy (GSBPP) at the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS), received the Admiral John Jay Schie... 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

Naval Postgraduate School Takes Grad Education to the Hawaiian Islands
The defense budget has taken center stage in recent months, bringing efficient spending and responsible management to the forefront of concerns for the new fiscal year. With the proposed $150 billion ... Read More

Business School Prof. Named 2010 Richard W. Hamming Award Recipient
Associate Professor Rene Rendon of the Graduate School of Business and Public Policy (GSBPP) has been named the 2010 Richard W. Hamming Teaching Award winner, announced by Provost and Executive Vice P... Read More

NPS Remembers VADM (Ret.) Thomas Hughes
Students, faculty and staff from the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) gathered at the St. Thomas Aquinas Chapel Jan. 16, to remember retired Vice Adm. Thomas Hughes, an NPS Distinguished Alumnus who on... Read More