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NAVIFOR Commander Encourages NPS Spring Quarter Graduates
The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) celebrated its 2024 Spring Quarter graduates on June 21 during a ceremony at King Hall Auditorium. A total of 335 warrior-scholars, including 27 international stude... Read More

Expansion of Shoemaker Scholarship Program at NPS Enhances Education Readiness for Naval Aviators
The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) is working to further extend access to its advanced degree programs throughout a warfighter’s career. Building on the recent success of providing graduate-level cer... Read More

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

Chief of Naval Research Honors NPS Fall Quarter Graduates
The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) celebrated its 2023 Fall Quarter graduates on Dec. 15 during a ceremony at King Hall Auditorium. Rear Adm. Kurt J. Rothenhaus, Ph.D., Chief of Naval Research, serv... Read More

NPS Stackable Graduate Certificates Give Student Naval Aviators A Head Start
The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) is working in close coordination with the Naval Aviation community to ensure that aspiring aviators can get a head start on their graduate-level education goals – e... 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

Naval Space Summit Brings SECNAV, Other Senior Leaders To NPS
As global dependence on space-based technology continues to grow, senior leaders from throughout the Department of Defense joined Secretary of the Navy Carlos Del Toro at the Naval Postgraduate School... 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 Hosts JIFX 23-2 With Focus on Innovation, Collaboration
The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) conducted the latest iteration of its quarterly Joint Interagency Field Experimentation (JIFX) program from Feb. 6-10 at the NPS Field Lab at Camp Roberts, Calif., ... Read More

Naval War College at NPS Graduates 93rd Class
The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) recognized the latest graduates of the Naval War College (NWC) Monterey partnership with the school for Joint Professional Military Education (JPME) during a brief ... Read More

SECNAV Congratulates NPS Fall Quarter Graduates, Announces New Naval Education Vision
Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) Carlos Del Toro recognized 337 graduates, including 40 international students from 24 countries as the commencement speaker for the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) durin... Read More

Former Deputy Secretary of Defense Challenges NPS Students to Forge the Future of Warfare
With encouragement from a former Deputy Secretary of Defense, the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) recognized the achievements of its Summer Quarter 2022 graduating class during a ceremony at King Audi... Read More

Naval War College Monterey Awards Academic Honors for 2022 Summer Quarter
The Naval War College (NWC) Monterey program for Joint Professional Military Education (JPME) recognized 17 students from the 2022 Summer Quarter graduating class for academic excellence during a brie... Read More

USS Essex First Ship to Participate in Naval Postgraduate School 3D Printer Research
PEARL HARBOR (July 8, 2022) – Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) partnered with Commander, Naval Surface Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet (COMNAVSURFPAC) in facilitating the installation of a 3D printer on Wasp... Read More

Chief of Space Operations Congratulates NPS Spring Quarter Graduates
Recognizing the accomplishments of the most recent graduating class, the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) celebrated its 2022 Spring Quarter graduates, June 17, during a commencement ceremony held in K... Read More

NWC-at-NPS Celebrates 90th Graduating Class
The Naval War College (NWC) Monterey partnership with the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) for Joint Professional Military Education (JPME) celebrated its 90th graduating class during a ceremony in Kin... Read More

USMC Deputy Commandant for Information Honors NPS Winter Quarter Graduates
One year removed from the last ceremony fully relegated to cyberspace, the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) honored its 2022 Winter Quarter graduates, March 25 during an in-person commencement ceremony... Read More

NPS Distinguished Alumnus Congratulates Fall Quarter Graduates, Encourages Continued Applied Education
Recognizing the achievements of the latest graduating class, the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) celebrated its Fall Quarter 2021 graduates on Dec. 17 during a graduation ceremony held inside King Aud... Read More

DCNO for Warfighting Development Honors NPS Graduates During In-Person Ceremony
For the first time in more than a year, the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) celebrated a graduating class in person during a graduation ceremony for its Spring Quarter graduates, June 18, honoring and... Read More

Future Force: Naval Research Chief Discusses Disruptive Technologies During Latest V-SGL
Chief of Naval Research Rear Adm. Lorin C. Selby spoke virtually to Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) students, faculty and staff about “Re-Imagining the Future Force,” and how the United States militar... Read More

NPS Students Use Big Ideas Exchange to Advance Readiness and Mobility
The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) hosted its annual Big Ideas Exchange (BIX), May 14, with six students – U.S. Marine Corps, Navy and Air Force officers – presenting innovative research involving ar... Read More

Navy, NPS Leaders Congratulate Winter Quarter Grads, Virtually
Acknowledging the exemplary achievements of a new graduating class amidst many challenges, the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) commemorated its Winter Quarter graduates virtually, Mar. 26. The new NPS... Read More

A Message From the NPS President: Women’s History Month
Today marks the 104th anniversary of when women were first authorized to enlist in the U.S Navy. As we celebrate Women’s History Month, I want to take this opportunity to be mindful of the leader... Read More

New NPS Graduate Certificate Program Provides Context, History to Great Power Competition
Four weeks into the first course of a brand-new distance learning graduate certificate program in Great Power Competition (GPC) at the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS), and 31 Navy and Marine Corps stu... Read More

Marine Corps Commandant, Senior Leaders Commend Fall Quarter Graduates
Honoring the outstanding achievements of a new graduating class amidst many challenges, the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) celebrated its latest class of new alumni with a virtual celebration of the ... Read More

SECNAV, Fleet Leaders Praise Summer Quarter Grads
Recognizing the challenging yet outstanding achievements of another graduating class, the Naval Postgraduate School celebrated its Summer Quarter graduates becoming alumni, Sept. 25. In a continuously... Read More

Stout Conversations: Student-Led “Trident Room Podcast” Features Iconic People In The Iconic Pub (virtually) at NPS
There is a hidden gem within the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS). Dangling from countless points above, are stout mugs belonging to many faculty, students, staff and famous alumni who imbue this place... Read More

Lessons in Leadership from Admiral Bill McRaven
One of the most lauded military leaders in modern history, retired Navy Adm. William H. McRaven shared his own, personal lessons on leadership during the Naval Postgraduate School’s (NPS) latest Virtu... Read More

NPS President, Student Leaders Hold Open Dialogue About Racial Diversity
As the nation struggles with combating inequality and bias, opportunities for engaged dialogue that delves into these challenging topics have become a high priority for leaders at all levels. At the ... Read More

CNO, Naval Education Leaders Celebrate Spring Quarter Grads
The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) celebrated Spring Quarter graduates, June 12, recognizing the remarkable achievements of its latest class. Adapting to the COVID-19 environment may have required a ... Read More

Distinguished Professor Applies for Patent to More Efficiently Detect FOD
Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) Distinguished Professor Oleg Yakimenko recently filed for a patent proposing a system for automated detection, classification and possible removal of foreign object deb... Read More

NPS Student Spouse Makes Hundreds of Cloth Masks for Community
In the midst of a pandemic, with social distancing and empty streets becoming the norm, Amber Gallagher is doing her part to help flatten the curve by making cloth facemasks for the community and frie... Read More

NPS Continues Prep to Start Spring Quarter Classes Online
As the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS), and the world, continue taking measures to mitigate the reach of the novel Coronavirus pandemic, unprecedented efforts are underway to ensure the university con... Read More

NPS Cancels Winter Quarter Graduation Ceremony to Reduce COVID-19 Risks
MONTEREY, Calif. (NPS) – In order to reduce the risk of transmission posed by the novel Coronavirus, the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) has canceled the university’s Winter Quarter graduation ceremon... Read More

Australian Air Commodore Sees Dividends from NPS graduates
Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) Air Commodore Tony Hindmarsh, the Director of General Reserves responsible for the RAAF’s workforce design, explored NPS’ international program, research opportunitie... 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

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

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

NPS, Air Force Research Lab Use JIFX to Improve Situational Awareness Tool
The Naval Postgraduate School’s quarterly Joint Interagency Field Experimentation (JIFX) event has once again provided an opportunity for partnerships to improve tech to the warfighter. This time, the... Read More

CNAF turns to NPS to take on Naval Aviation Readiness
In the fall of 2017, U.S. Navy aviation faced a daunting challenge. The preceding five years had seen a surge in aviation mishaps, and aircraft readiness levels across the Fleet had reached unacceptab... 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

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

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 Answers Air Force’s Call for a Continuum of Learning
The U.S. Air Force Education and Training Command is charging forward on the implementation of a paradigm shift in the way Airmen are educated. And the Naval Postgraduate School stepped forward with a... Read More

NDIA Honors NPS Distinguished Professor Through Young Professional’s Award
NPS Distinguished Professor Emeritus Robert E. Ball of the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department was honored by the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) as it renamed its award for... 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

Top Gun Turns to NPS Executive Education to Prep for Major Expansion
“Top Gun” is due for an upgrade. And no, it’s not the upcoming sequel to the classic 1986 film due out next summer. The ranges at Naval Air Station Fallon (NASF) in rural western Nevada – the epicent... Read More

NPS Student Gives New Voice to Hope Services Janitor
“There is no one else I can think of who deserves this kind of communication device more than Juan,” said U.S. Air Force Capt. Zachary Daniels during a presentation to Hope Services Janitor Juan Olgui... Read More

NPS Partners With Naval Aviation to Establish Air Warfare Chair
The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) recently welcomed Navy Capt. Ed “Tick” McCabe to the university campus as its first-ever Air Warfare Chair. Much like similar warfare chair positions at the school,... Read More

Air Force Student Honored With Distinguished Flying Cross
NPS student U.S. Air Force Maj. Philip Garito was presented with the Distinguished Flying Cross during a special ceremony in King Auditorium, May 22, with Garito’s family and fellow Air Force officers... 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

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

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

Air Force Officer Recognized with Multiple Student Awards
U.S. Air Force Capt. Margarita Balish, set to graduate from NPS’ National Security Affairs program, Dec. 15, is the recipient of two prestigious awards for the 2017 Fall Quarter, the Superior Service ... Read More

NPS Leadership Welcome This Summer's STEM Interns to Campus
This summer’s cohort of 78 science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) interns were welcomed to campus by NPS senior leadership, President retired Vice Adm. Ronald A. Route, Provost Dr. St... 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

AFIT Selects NPS Professor to be Next Provost
Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) Professor Sivaguru S. Sritharan was recently selected to serve as the next provost of the Air Force Institute of Technology (AFIT). “When this opportunity came around ... Read More

NPS Patent Office Helps Researchers Safeguard Intellectual Property
Associate Counsel, Intellectual Property Attorney Lisa Norris, and her assistant, Paralegal Kate Black-Will, are an Army, or perhaps a Navy, of two, with a singular mission to protect the intellectual... Read More

Military Leaders Converge on NPS to Explore Defense Budgeting
The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) recently welcomed an international cohort of defense leaders to its Defense Resources Management Institute (DRMI) for the 45th iteration of its flagship program, th... Read More

Congress’ Scientific Advisory Body Applauds NPS in New Study
The National Research Council (NRC) completed its comprehensive review of specialized military graduate education in the Department of Defense, and the final report, released late June, has awarded hi... Read More

One-of-a-Kind Distance Learning Program Develops DOD’s Cost Estimators
“Cost and effectiveness estimates form the basis for decisions regarding future Naval forces and weapon systems.” These words, as written in SECNAV Instruction 5223.2, are part of the guiding vision ... Read More

NPS Faculty, Student Team Helps Navy Rethink Arctic Process Models
Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) Department of Oceanography Research Professor Tim Stanton is once again studying the effects of environmental change in the world’s polar regions, but this time he and ... Read More

NPS Certificate Program Preps Officers for Assignment in the Pacific Rim
In response to a call to action from the Navy’s Office of Foreign Language, Regional Expertise and Culture, the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) is currently funneling a select group of officers throug... 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

Air Force Chief of Staff Selects Book Authored by NPS Professor, Students for Official Reading List
Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) Department of Defense Analysis Professor Anna Simons’ co-authored book, “The Sovereignty Solution” was recently included on the Air Force Chief of Staff’s recommended r... Read More

Navy, Air Force Partnership Graduates First Cohort in Cost Estimation and Analysis
In the modern DOD world of vast program cost overruns and ever increasing fiscal scrutiny, the burgeoning discipline of cost estimating and analysis is finally getting its due. On March 29, on the Na... Read More

NPS, AFIT Partner on Development of Cost Estimation Certificate Program
A joint educational effort between the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) and the Air Force Institute of Technology (AFIT) celebrated the completion its first cohort of students in the cost estimating an... Read More

New NPS Professor Applies Philosophy, Ethics to the Complexities of War
The Naval Postgraduate School Department of Defense Analysis (DA) welcomed a new face to the department – an ethicist and philosopher whose fresh perspective has students talking about the ethical imp... Read More

NPS Cycling Club, Local Community Pay Tribute to Capt. Alan Poindexter
On Saturday, July 21, close to 200 members of the Naval Postgraduate School and local communities made their way from Lovers Point to NPS to pay tribute to the late Capt. Alan "Dex" Poindexter, the un... 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

NSA Supply Management Analyst Turns Decades of Experience Into Cost Savings for NPS
Fleet Logistics Center San Diego, Monterey Site Manager, Tom Tuttle, saves the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) thousands of dollars. When Tuttle started working on campus in May 2010, he brought with... Read More

NPS’ Award-Winning Dudley Knox Library Launches Mobile Website
The Naval Postgraduate School’s Dudley Knox Library (DKL) recently launched a mobile version of its website to offer library users easy access anywhere, anytime to the wealth of information and servic... Read More

SOUTHCOM Commander Gen. Douglas Fraser Briefs NPS Regional Studies Students, FAOs
Naval Postgraduate School students in the National Security Affairs Western Hemisphere curriculum and regional Foreign Area Officers gathered in Glasgow Hall on the university campus for a detailed br... 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

Air Force Doctoral Graduate Edits Book on Hybrid Conflict
Air Force Maj. Paul Brister, a special tactics officer and graduate from the doctoral program in security studies at the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) Department of National Security Affairs, recent... Read More

Adaptive Optics Center of Excellence for National Security Established at NPS
On May 2, 2011, then Maj. Gen. Ellen Pawlikowski, Commander of the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL), placed the final signature on the Memorandum of Agreement (MOA), completing the process to offi... Read More

NPS Student Wins 2010 USNI Robotics Essay Contest
A student from the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) won the 2010 annual U.S. Naval Institute (USNI) Robotics Essay Contest. With his essay entitled, “How to Fight an Unmanned War: Tactics in Robotic Wa... Read More

Ph.D. Alumnus Awarded Top Honor by Human Factors and Ergonomics Society
On Sept. 18, NPS alumnus Air Force Maj. Christopher McClernon accepted the prestigious Alphonse Chapanis Best Student Paper Award at the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES) Conference in San F... 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

Grad Week Honors the Legacy of Former NPS Dean Jack Wozencraft
What made Spring 2010 graduation so special was the unprecedented week of pre-commencement activities celebrating the life and achievements of applied information theory and digital communications eng... Read More

Honorable Thomas C Reed Shares the History of Nuclear Proliferation with NPS Community
In a deliberate and captivating lecture to NPS students, staff and faculty, former Secretary of the Air Force The Honorable Thomas C. Reed delved into the history of nuclear proliferation across the g... Read More

NSA Students Design “Afghanistan-in-Your-Hand” Smart Phone App
While smart phone apps can put a map in your hands, two Naval Postgraduate School students have designed one that puts a whole country in your hands – Afghanistan. That’s why National Security Affair... 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

Mids Get the Trophy, but NPS Wins Cyber Defense Exercise
The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) took top honors in the 10th annual National Security Agency (NSA) sponsored Cyber Defense Exercise (CDX) conducted April 20-23. Although NPS was ineligible to recei... Read More

Aviator Dick Rutan Tells of Record-Breaking Flight Aboard the Voyager
In early April, renowned aviator and retired Air Force Lt. Col. Richard Glenn “Dick” Rutan spoke to a packed audience in the MAE Auditorium at NPS about his time in the Armed Forces and his record-bre... Read More

Former Air Force Chief Stresses the Constant of Transformation
A former Joint Chief gave a special guest lecture to the student body at the Naval Postgraduate School before being honored the same evening by a reception in his honor by the NPS Foundation. Retired... 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

'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