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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 Advances Energy Resilience, Sustainability Through Microgrid Research
Over the past five years, a multidisciplinary team of Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) faculty has been supporting the development of an energy renaissance of sorts with the potential to redefine what ... Read More

Naval Postgraduate School Expands Educational Reach with New Hawaii Campus
The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) and U.S. Pacific Fleet (PACFLT) celebrated a significant milestone on Sept. 8 with the establishment of an NPS branch campus at Pearl Harbor. The new academic cent... Read More

NPS Students’ Quick Reactions Save Classmate Following Serious Injury
Two Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) students were presented with the U.S. Army Commendation Medal for quickly coming to the aid of a fellow classmate following a life-threatening surfing incident in O... Read More

NPS Student, Faculty Research Helps Develop Climate-Ready Force through Infrastructure Resilience
Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) student research that identified and modeled different aspects of real-world disaster preparedness is being adopted by Navy and state emergency management officials for... Read More

NPS Professor and Student Develop Patented Self-Sealing Fuel Line
Patents from the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) are a measure of novel inventions, but each also tells a story of a relevant idea with warfighting impact. NPS Department of Physics Associate Professo... Read More

Extra Credit: Design Challenge Recognizes Students For Innovative Climate Change Solutions
A total of 75 students representing 20 science classes and robotics teams from Monterey County high schools competed in the second annual Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) Rapid Innovation Design Challe... 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

Innovation Capstone Gives NPS Students a Pathway to Transition New Ideas to the Fleet
The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) is currently piloting a new innovation capstone opportunity for NPS’ warrior-scholar students to work with U.S. Navy sponsors on developing and transitioning their ... 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

A Year of Moving Forward - NPS President’s End of Year Message and 2022 in Review
  Team NPS, 2022 was a year of moving forward.  As we wind down and prepare for 2023, I want to take this opportunity on behalf of Provost Gartner and our senior leadership to thank you al... Read More

NPS Joins Forces with Stanford Doerr School of Sustainability to Address Sustainability, Climate and Energy Challenges
The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) is joining forces with the Stanford Doerr School of Sustainability to explore and address the increasing challenges of global climate change, energy security and su... Read More

Partnerships Support Science, Research Exchange Between NPS, Norway
Through the Department of Defense’s Engineer and Scientist Exchange Program, Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) Permanent Military Professor (PMP) U.S. Navy Cmdr. Thor Martinsen worked with respected cry... Read More

NPS Applies System Engineering to Bolster Marine Corps Reserves Education System
As Great Power Competition intensifies, the United States Marine Corps is increasingly being called upon as the nation’s premier expeditionary force. Critical to its success is the strength of its Res... Read More

NPS Student’s Award-Winning Thesis Helps Naval Station Newport Prepare for Hurricane
When an extreme weather event hits, emergency preparation and procedures get put to the test, and so does the cohesion of multiple areas’ evacuation plans. A lack of communication between cities, or b... Read More

NPS Collaboration Keeps NATO Up To Speed in Cyber Security
The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) initiated a relationship in 2004, with NPS serving as a United States' Partnership for Peace Training and Educatio... Read More

NPS Researchers Use Predictive Analytics to Improve Military Retention
Many top industry names like Google, Cisco and Sprint are starting to use predictive analytics to aid in critical workforce management functions, like hiring, retention and salary decisions. So why no... Read More

NPS Acquisition Research Program to Host 18th Annual Symposium
The Naval Postgraduate School’s (NPS) Acquisition Research Program (ARP) will host the 18th Annual Acquisition Research Symposium, virtually, May 11-13. The Symposium will serve as a forum for the pre... Read More

NPS, U.S. Coast Guard R&D Center to Jointly Research Maritime Solutions
As a result of the Tri-Service Maritime Strategy (TSMS) released in December, which underscored the need for joint cooperation in today’s security environment, the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) in M... Read More

Enlisted Marine Earns Top Marine Corps Student Award
Out of 35 U.S. Marine Corps students graduating this quarter, Staff Sgt. Warren Diffey, a Foreign Area Staff Non-Commissioned Officer (FASNCO), has earned the 2021 Winter Quarter Marine Corps Associat... Read More

NPS Expands Coursework in Great Power Competition, Focused on China
The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) is once again expanding its graduate education offerings on the subject of Great Power Competition (GPC). While NPS has recently launched a distance learning GPC ce... 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

NPS Regional Security Program Prepares Deploying Forces, Surpasses Milestone
For more than two decades, the Naval Postgraduate School’s (NPS) Regional Security Education Program (RSEP) has provided leading subject matter experts to deploying forces in transit delivering on-sit... Read More

Ambassador Harris Discusses U.S./ROK Alliance, Statesmanship During NPS Virtual Lecture
U.S. Ambassador Harry Harris, lauded leader and diplomat, who became the first Asian American to hold four-star rank in the U.S. Navy and is the former commander of U.S. Pacific Command (PACOM), spoke... Read More

Virtual, Hybrid JIFX Continues the Collaboration on Warfighter Challenges
Since 2002, Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) field research programs, such as the quarterly Joint Interagency Field Experimentation (JIFX) program, have had the primary goal of getting new innovative c... Read More

The Dialogue Continues – NPS Advances Inclusion and Diversity Discussions Virtually
The Naval Postgraduate School’s (NPS) senior leadership hosted a virtual discussion with students and faculty on the topic of inclusion and diversity within the institution, Aug. 28. The forum provide... Read More

NPS Researchers Dive Into the Gray Zone of Sexual Harassment
Imagine the following hypothetical …  You’re a Lead Petty Officer (LPO) on your second year in that leadership role. While lining up for a periodic uniform inspection, you see your new colleague ... Read More

NPS Headlines Seminar Designed to Strengthen Connection Between SOF, Silicon Valley
Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) President retired Vice Adm. Ann E. Rondeau gave the closing remarks to a two-day virtual seminar focused on strengthening partnerships between U.S. Special Operations F... Read More

True Grit: NPS Research Helps Navy Build More Resilient Sailors, Teams
Now more than ever, individuals, teams and organizations are discovering the invaluable role of individual and team resilience, especially with the additional stress created by the coronavirus crisis ... 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

NPS Student Helps Local Healthcare Workers
Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) student Navy Ens. Jacob Teepen is doing his part to help vital healthcare workers by making and donating 100 face shields, hoping to provide some backup and additional ... 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

NSA Professor Co-Authors Journal of Peace Research Article of the Year
Dr. Mohammed Hafez, a professor in the NPS Department of National Security Affairs, is one of three collaborating authors recognized with the Nils Petter Gleditsch Journal of Peace Research (JPR) Arti... Read More

Leidos LIVE Immersive Technology Lab makes first national stop at NPS
Housed in an 18-wheeled tractor trailer, the Leidos LIVE mobile technology display consisting of virtual and interactive workstations showing the Leidos Corporation’s current developments in various d... Read More

Gray Networks: NPS uses social network analysis to cast a bright light on maritime awareness
On November 25, 2018, a large commercial cargo ship suddenly parked itself under the recently-constructed Crimean Bridge over the Kerch Strait, preventing three Ukrainian Navy vessels from reaching th... Read More

From Talent Management to Personalized Terrorism, NPS SOF Student Theses Explore Diverse Topics
The Naval Postgraduate School Department of Defense Analysis (DA) held its biannual Research Week, Jan. 13-17, on the university campus. Home to a majority of the school’s Special Operations Forces (S... Read More

Dept of Navy Transforms Naval Education, Hires First Chief Learning Officer
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer on Sept. 10 announced John R. Kroger as the Department of the Navy’s first-ever chief learning officer (CLO), who will lead and unify all N... Read More

Latest Cyber Endeavour Tackles Russian Interference
More than 200 experts and operators representing organizations across the Department of Defense (DOD), Academia, Industry and NATO gathered at Stanford Research Institute’s (SRI) International Headqua... Read More

NPS Rallies to Commemorate Women’s Equality Day
A diverse group of students, faculty and staff from across the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) campus gathered at the front steps of Herrmann Hall to celebrate Women’s Equality Day, Aug. 26. Marilyn ... Read More

NPS Campus Hosts Ordnance and Ballistics Group for Industry, Academia Collaboration
The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS), in partnership with the National Armaments Consortium (NAC), hosted the 68th annual Ordnance and Ballistics Technology Working Group allowing researchers and devel... 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

NPS Hosts Chinese Defense University Delegation
The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) welcomed a visiting delegation of senior leaders from China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) for a brief introduction in NPS’ historic Herrmann Hall, furthering mil... Read More

Annual Symposium Puts Technology at the Forefront of Acquisition
Seaside, Calif. - For two days in May, hundreds of acquisition professionals from government, academia and industry across the nation gathered in this arcadian city on California’s central coast to ma... Read More

Int’l Crisis Negotiation Exercise Draws Students from Across the Region
Students from the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS), the Middlebury Institute of International Studies (MIIS), and four other regional academic institutions took an opportunity to refine their skills in... Read More

NPS Launches the Inclusion and Diversity Council
The Naval Postgraduate School’s (NPS) Inclusion and Diversity Council (IDC) held its first formal meeting, Nov. 8, officially launching the new group created in response to NPS’ recent Command Climate... 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

Cameroon’s Top Navy Admiral Explores NPS
Rear Adm. Jean Mendoua, Chief of Staff of the Cameroon Navy, took an opportunity to learn more about NPS education and research programs during a visit to campus, Aug. 1-2. Mendoua toured several res... Read More

FAOs, DOD Civilians Get Primer on Joint Humanitarian Ops, Disaster Relief
NPS’ Center for Civil-Military Relations (CCMR) Prevention, Relief and Recovery program, in partnership with the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Office of U.S. Foreign Disast... Read More

CCMR Holds Course in Executive Decision Making for Senior Int’l Personnel
The Naval Postgraduate School’s (NPS) Center for Civil-Military Relations (CCMR) hosted its bi-annual Executive Program in Defense Decision Making for senior international military and government defe... Read More

New Book Compiles the Strategies of CCMR’s Combating Terrorism Efforts
The Combating Terrorism Fellowship Program (CTFP) has worked with over 145 countries on sharing strategies to combat terrorism on the national and regional levels since its inception in 2002. And true... Read More

National Security Affairs Distinguished Professor Releases Two Books on Wholly Diverse Subjects
A Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) Distinguished Professor recently published two books on two very different subjects concerning national security, defense, civil military relations and organized crim... Read More

Inaugural COA Forum Emphasizes the Importance of U.S. Foreign Policy in Africa
The African continent has long been recognized as a vast land with nations in various stages of transition – some nations seek prosperity with planned pathways to it, while others are rife with instab... Read More

Student Warrior Diplomats Take Professional Development Into Their Own Hands
The Foreign Area Officer Association of Monterey (FAOAM) hosted the fifth annual Foreign Area Officer (FAO) Conference at the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) early last month, exposing Monterey FAOs t... Read More

Professor’s New Book Examines Wartime Adaptation and Innovation
As the saying goes, ‘Necessity is the mother of invention.’ According to NPS Associate Professor James Russell, that was certainly the case for U.S. troops in Iraq at the height of the conflict. Russe... Read More

USPTC and NATO Partner to Help Combat Corruption
As the designated United States Partnership for Peace Training and Education Center (USPTC), the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) works closely with other Partnership for Peace Training and Education C... Read More

Seminar Focuses on Inter-Agency Assistance in HA/DR Missions
Whether it’s an earthquake in South America or mass flooding in Eurasia, natural disasters can strike at anytime, anyplace around the globe. Typical first responders on the national level are a mixtur... Read More

Bosnian Leadership Partner With NPS on Their Nation’s Path to NATO
At any level, education is widely recognized as an investment in the future. Here at NPS, the goal is to provide a quality, defense-focused education that military officers from around the world can u... Read More

Swedish Officials Tap NPS Expertise for VIKING 11
In its role as the United States’ Partnership for Peace Training and Education Center (USPTC), the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) hosted a high-level delegation from the Swedish Armed Forces in April... Read More

Student-Driven Conference Explores Many Roles of Today’s FAO
NPS was filled with Foreign Area Officers (FAO) from across the Armed Forces for the Fourth Annual Foreign Area Officer Conference hosted by the FAO Association of Monterey (FAOAM). Acknowledging the ... 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 Leads International Partnerships for Building Peace Through Prevention
Military strategists have long valued the power of maintaining peace through the prevention of war, but perhaps its emphasis could never be stronger than it is right now. Case in point, the Maritime S... 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

University Experts Brief Canada’s New Afghanistan Task Force Commander on Winning ‘Mission Impossible’
Only days before Lt. Gen. McChrystal released his strategic reassessment of the war in Afghanistan, the about-to-be commander of NATO’s task force in Kandahar -- ground zero for the fight against the ... Read More

Workshop Explores Bond Between Economic Recovery and International Stability
At the Naval Postgraduate School’s Center for Stabilization and Reconstruction Studies (CSRS), educational programs explore methods for creating jobs and rebuilding livelihoods in post-conflict enviro... Read More

CCMR Prof Pioneers Book on Transforming Defense Capabilities
When he touches down in Argentina the weekend of Apr. 17, Naval Postgraduate School lecturer in the Center for Civil-Military Relations (CCMR) and Department of National Security Affairs retired Navy ... 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

RSEP Delivers Graduate-Level Programs to Naval Strike Groups
When leaders of deployed U.S. carrier and expeditionary strike groups want to gain a better understanding of the cultural and security challenges they may face overseas, the Naval Postgraduate School'... Read More

CSRS Initiates Cross-Community Effort to Prevent Conflict in Arctic Region
To unite stakeholders who hold varied interests in the Arctic region, the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) Center for Stabilization and Reconstruction Studies (CSRS) recently co-hosted a two-day confer... Read More