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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

Senior Army Acquisitions Alumnus Returns for Virtual VIP Lecture
U.S. Army Lt. Gen. L. Neil Thurgood, Director for Hypersonics, Directed Energy, Space and Rapid Acquisition in the Office of the Asst. Secretary of the Army (Acquisition, Logistics and Technology) pre... 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 Students Finish Strong in Global Simulation Competition
Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) students enrolled in the Graduate School of Defense Management (GSDM) participated in one of the largest student simulation competitions annually, held by the Network o... Read More

High Marks for NPS in Annual Grad School Rankings
The Naval Postgraduate School’s (NPS) Graduate School of Defense Management (GSDM) earned high marks in the latest “U.S. News and World Report” grad school rankings, released this week.  In an e... Read More

TLC Mini-Grants Program Seeds Innovative Efforts Across Campus
When Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) faculty and students speak, the university’s Teaching and Learning Commons (TLC) listens. In response to input from the NPS community, the TLC has awarded a dozen... 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

NPS Student’s Internship Could Lead to Research Partnerships with NASA
A NASA delegation’s visit to the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) could open the door to fruitful future collaboration on some of the nation’s most critical technology challenges. Researchers from NAS... Read More

Students, Faculty – and Dumbledore’s Army – Prepare for Discover NPS Day
In preparation for Discover NPS Day, NPS students Lt. Aaron Green and Lt. Cmdr. Cassie Hamblin do a practice run of their venue with a few members of the target audience. Hamblin and Green, along with... 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

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

NPS Foundation Announces 2015 Menneken Award Winners
The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) recently announced the recipients of the 2015 Menneken Awards. NPS Dean of Research Jeff Paduan made the announcement which included the introduction of a new facul... Read More

Student Report Shares Insights Into the Integration of Women on Navy Submarines
On April 29, 2010 Navy Secretary Ray Mabus and then Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Gary Roughead moved forward with an ambitious plan to integrate female officers on submarines and other naval v... 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, 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 Alumnus Leads Major Personnel Changes to Georgian Ministry of Defense
Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) alumnus Georgian Army Col. Giorgi Jachvadze has managed a series of reforms within the Georgian Ministry of Defense (MOD) that have effectively overhauled the Georgian ... 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

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

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

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

Naval Supply Systems Command Sends First Five to EMBA Program
A veteran team of seasoned Naval Supply Systems Command (NAVSUP) professionals wrapped up their weeklong Naval Postgraduate School orientation program, March 7, in preparation for the two-year distanc... Read More

Students, Faculty Look for Efficiencies in Humanitarian Aid, Disaster Relief Operations
In recent years, the U.S. Navy has recognized the critical role of humanitarian aid and disaster relief (HADR) operations. The Navy’s “Cooperative Strategy for 21st Century Seapower” describes stabili... Read More

NPS Students, Staff and Faculty Build Culture of Volunteerism Off Campus
Volunteerism is defined by Merriam-Webster’s dictionary as, “The act or practice of doing volunteer work in community service.” The very act of volunteering is a cornerstone for the United States mil... 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

EMBA Program’s Latest Class Includes FBI Contingent
Following last year’s NASA student cohort, the Naval Postgraduate School’s (NPS) Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) program is again proving the degree applies across a broad spectrum ... Read More

NPS Program Champions Collaboration, Innovation in Unmanned Systems
The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) Consortium for Robotics and Unmanned Systems Education and Research (CRUSER) recently reached a program milestone – it signed up its 1,000th member. CRUSER began j... 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

NPS Civil Affairs Program Attracts International Attention
Republic of Korea (ROK) Army Maj. Gen. Inbum Chun, combined forces command deputy chief of staff, traveled to the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) in late January to look into recent developments in ci... 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

NPS Faculty Member Co-Authors Definitive Handbook on Contingency Contracting
Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) Senior Lecturer E. Cory Yoder recently co-authored the fourth edition of the Defense Contingency Contracting Handbook (DCCHB). Contract procurement during contingency ... Read More

NPS Evolves Security, Stability and Development Studies for the Civil Affairs Community
The Naval Postgraduates School (NPS) has embarked upon an ambitious graduate program designed to educate members of the military’s civil affairs community. The Stability, Security and Development in ... 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

Latest EMBA Cohort Includes Group from NASA’s Johnson Space Center
When NPS welcomed its newest cohort of Executive Master’s of Business Administration (EMBA) students, among them were the usual military officers representing traditional Fleet concentration sites suc... 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

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

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

Expanding Your Horizons Conference Opens Doors for Young Women in STEM Fields
More than 130 young ladies from around the Monterey Peninsula attended the Expanding Your Horizons (EYH) Conference and Career Fair on Nov. 5, part of ongoing outreach efforts by the Naval Postgraduat... 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

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

NPS Holds Building Integrity in Defense Acquisition Workshop in Sarajevo
  Faculty from the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) traveled to Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) this past September to conduct the workshop, “Building Integrity in Defense Acquisition,” mar... Read More

NSA Director and First Commander, U.S. Cyber Command Keynotes Summer Graduation
Three hundred and eight U.S. and international students tossed their mortar boards at the Naval Postgraduate School’s Summer 2010 graduation ceremonies Sept. 24 following a rousing keynote address by ... 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 Student Honored at White House Celebration
What seemed like a typical Fourth of July celebration – a barbecue with friends and family, entertainment and fireworks – was in fact a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for Naval Postgraduate School (NP... Read More

One of Our Own Rallies Spring Grads with the “Power of Education”
Institutions of higher learning usually have to reach beyond their walls for dignitaries to speak at graduation ceremonies. But in a rare moment for any university, the Naval Postgraduate School tappe... 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

Naval Officer Provides High School Students Valuable Lessons in Business, Finance
As the state of the country's economy continues to dominate national dialogue, Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) student Cmdr. Jim Moonier can rest assured his personal investments will show signs of re... 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

Fall Graduation Awards Ceremony Honors Top NPS Students, Faculty
A total of 51 students, faculty, and staff members of the Naval Postgraduate School were honored during the Fall Graduation Awards Ceremony in the King Hall Auditorium here Dec. 9, 2008. Capt. Kathry... Read More