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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

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

Large Class of NPS Marines Complete EWS, CSC Programs
In one of the largest classes in recent years, 80 U.S. Marine Corps students currently studying at NPS were awarded certificates of completion for the Expeditionary Warfare School (EWS) distance educa... Read More

NPS Grad’s Thesis Catches the Eye of the ‘Father of the Internet’
U.S. Marine Corps Capt. Julian D’Orsaneo graduated from the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) with high praise, earning the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association’s (AFCEA) John McReyno... Read More

NPS Student Completes DARPA Service Chiefs Fellowship
U.S. Marine Corps Lt. Col. Devin Smiley, a student in NPS’ Department of Computer Science, recently completed a 3-month tour at the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) through the DARPA ... Read More

Marine Corps Student Brings Elite Athlete Discipline to Her NPS Studies
Before Marine Corps Capt. Kate Herren was a student in the Space Systems and Operations program at the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS), she competed at the highest levels of her sport with the U.S. Na... Read More

Marine Corps Brothers Graduate NPS With High Honors
Marine Corps Capts. Ezra and Micah Akin have accomplished quite a bit during their time together at the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS), culminating with their participation in the Spring Quarter grad... Read More

NASA Accepts Two NPS Graduates Into Latest Astronaut Candidate Class
Of the 11 candidates selected for NASA’s latest class of astronaut candidates, Lt. Cmdr. Matthew Dominick and Marine Corps Maj. Jasmin Moghbeli have something in common ... a master’s degree from the ... Read More

Commencement Ceremony Celebrates Spring Quarter’s Graduates
The Naval Postgraduate School bid farewell to 265 graduates, including 29 international students from 17 nations, earning 268 advanced degrees during the Spring Quarter Graduation ceremony in King Aud... 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 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, 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 CIRPAS Continues Field Research with Mobile Weather Radar
NPS’ Center for Interdisciplinary, Remotely-Piloted Aircraft Studies (CIRPAS) once again spent several weeks on location in Oklahoma with its MWR-05XP Mobile Weather Radar Truck chasing tornados in ho... 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

Assistant Commandant of the Marine Corps Honors Fall Quarter Graduates
The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) conferred advanced degrees upon hundreds of honored graduates during its quarterly Graduation Ceremony, Dec. 19. Uniquely, though, this Fall Quarter’s 352 graduates... Read More

NPS Student, Faculty Explore “Maneuvering” in the EM Domain
Student and faculty researchers at the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) have embarked upon a novel effort to explore “maneuver” tactics in the electromagnetic (EM) domain. Their work was recently featu... Read More

Marine Air Control Group Squadron COs Take NPS Education to Command
“I was always told that it was a career killer, and I for one am gratified that we are proving otherwise,” said Marine Corps Lt. Col. John Dobrydney, commanding officer of Marine Wing Communications S... Read More

Student Research Supports International WMD Interdiction Efforts
An eclectic group of Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) students has been working with International Fulbright Scholar, NPS Department of Information Sciences Professor Alex Bordetsky, on a series of ini... Read More

Senate Confirms NPS Alumnus Robert Work as Deputy Defense Secretary
By voice vote late today, the Senate confirmed Robert O. Work, a retired Marine Corps colonel, to be the next deputy secretary of defense. Christine H. Fox has been acting deputy secretary since form... Read More

NPS Special Report: Supporting the COCOMs – U.S. Southern Command
Throughout the U.S. Southern Command’s organization, a network of partnerships with the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) in Monterey, Calif. on several high-visibility initiatives continues to have a d... Read More

Requirements Fair Seeks to Expand the Reach of NPS Studies Program
Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) students, faculty and staff recently came together to participate in a first-of-its-kind, research requirement fair at venues scattered across the NPS campus in Montere... Read More

Southcom Commander Addresses Naval Postgraduate School Students
Marine Corps Gen. John F. Kelly, head of the United States Southern Command (Southcom), spoke to a packed house of Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) students, faculty and staff in NPS’ King Auditorium, ... Read More

Southcom Turns to NPS to Evaluate CubeSats for Communications Support
The U.S. Southern Command (Southcom) has embarked on an ambitious international CubeSat program, and turned to the Naval Postgraduate School for help. The NPS Distributed Information Systems and Expe... Read More

NPS, Marine Corps Partner on Energy and Conservation Research
The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) and the U.S. Marine Corps Expeditionary Energy Office (E2O) have partnered under an initiative to conduct student-led research that will address some of the Marine ... Read More

Growth in HSI Programs Underscores Value of Humans in Systems Design
When the Naval Postgraduate School graduated its first cohort of students in the distance learning Master of Human Systems Integration (HSI) degree program this past quarter, it was not the first time... Read More

University Honors Its Latest Class During Spring Graduation Ceremony
The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) welcomed U.S. Army Gen. Keith B. Alexander, Commander, U.S. Cyber Command and Director, National Security Agency/Chief, Central Security Service to keynote its 2013... Read More

NPS’ Long-Time Directed Energy Program Turns to Power Supply Systems
Physicists at the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) are collaborating with researchers at the University of Texas to develop the power supply that will help make ship-born laser weapons a reality on U.S... Read More

Power Play – NPS' Defense Energy Program Educates Tomorrow's Energy-Intelligent Officers
The numbers are staggering. The U.S. Department of Defense is the single largest consumer of petroleum fuels on the planet, burning up more than $17 billion in FY11 on … gas. While aircraft are by fa... Read More

NPS Marines Develop Mentoring Program with Local School
Marine Corps students at the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) are giving back to the local community through a Marine led student-mentoring program. The Motivating Others Through Outreach (MOTO) progr... Read More

NPS Lecture Series Focuses on Navy, Marine Corps Energy Independence
Late February brought two of the military’s leading energy officials to the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) campus for the Defense Energy Speakers’ Seminar series, part of the university’s comprehensi... 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

James Zumwalt Honors Legacy of His Famous Father During Latest SGL
Acclaimed author, retired U.S. Marine Corps Lt. Col. James G. Zumwalt, addressed students, faculty and staff during the latest Secretary of the Navy Guest Lecture at the Naval Postgraduate School, Nov... Read More

Marine Corps Student Uses Ops Research Thesis to Combat Veteran Homelessness
Abraham Lincoln long ago charged the nation with the duty to “care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow and his orphan.” NPS Operations Research (OR) student Marine Corps Maj. Da... Read More

NPS’ CORE Lab Rethinks Traditional Intelligence Analysis
There was a time when identifying friend or foe on the battlefield was pretty simple. The good guys wore uniforms that matched your own and the enemy was arrayed in neat formations, waving flags and m... Read More

Under Secretary of the Navy Outlines State of the Navy-Marine Corps Team to NPS Students, Faculty
Under Secretary of the Navy, Robert O. Work, visited his alma mater May 10 to discuss the "State of the Navy" during a special Secretary of the Navy Guest Lecture in King Auditorium at Naval Postgradu... Read More

CORE Lab’s Lighthouse Project Casts a Bright Light on IED Networks
When improvised explosive devices (IEDs) talk, they have a lot to say. Each wire and detonator helps tell a story of who created the device. Their locations across a battlespace help create a visual m... 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

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

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

NPS Students Explore the Full Potential of Unmanned Air Systems
In recent years, the Department of Defense has increasingly integrated the use of Unmanned Air Systems (UAS) into a number of missions, from aerial surveillance to data collection. For men and women i... Read More

NPS Student Named “Marine Corps Times” Marine of the Year
A Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) student has been named the “Marine Corps Times” Marine of the Year for 2011, and will be presented the award during a ceremony in Washington, D.C., July 21, with memb... Read More

Naval Postgraduate School Awards Longtime Senator John Warner with Honorary Doctorate
The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) honored former Senator John Warner with an honorary Doctor of Military Science degree, May 25, during a formal ceremony held on the university campus. Warner served... Read More

FIST Project Leads to Real-World Applications
Marine Corps Capt. Carrick Longley briefed General James F. Amos, recently confirmed Marine Corps Commandant, on the field data collection smart phone application known as Field Information Support To... Read More

Electrical Engineering Student Capt. Brandon Newell Explores Expeditionary Energy for the USMC
  For Marine Corps Capt. Brandon Newell, the issue of alternative energy has long been one of concern. Even before the Department of Defense (DoD) recently began to prioritize alternative energy... 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

Rapid Pro VIRT Aims to Deliver Valued Information to Marines
In an age of information overload, students and faculty at NPS are working on eliminating the excess and providing only the most valuable information to Marines in the field. A project known as Valued... Read More

Student-Developed Smart Phone App Maps the “Human Terrain”
Thanks to a faculty-student team at the Naval Postgraduate School, smart phones will play an even greater role in field-based data collection for a variety of missions, from humanitarian assistance an... 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 “Cloud Computing” Lab Up and Running
When you think about clouds, you normally think of billowy white formations in the atmosphere, but the Naval Postgraduate School has opened a new “Cloud” center that’s all about computing, not meteoro... 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

Field Experimentation Program Rapidly Deploys New Technologies
Warfighters in the battlefield typically have to wait several years for new technologies to trudge through the defense acquisition and field-testing/evaluation processes. But an expanding effort at th... Read More

Marine Air Wing Commander Congratulates Summer Grads
Commanding General of the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing Maj. Gen. Thomas Conant rallied 255 Naval Postgraduate School graduates to use their intellectual capital to the fullest in their continued careers a... Read More

NPS Students Host Regional FAO Conference
Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) students from the Foreign Area Officer (FAO) Association of Monterey (FAOAM) hosted the third annual FAO conference, “Today’s FAO: Warrior, Scholar, Diplomat,” April 23... Read More

Corps Intelligence Director Stresses the Value of Man Over Machine
Brig. Gen. Richard Lake, Director of Intelligence for Headquarters, U.S. Marine Corps, Washington, D.C., speaks to students during a Secretary of the Navy Guest Lecture (SGL) April 21 in King Hall. La... 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

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

US SOCOM Recognizes Netzer's Contributions in Developing Tactical Networks
Dr. Dave Netzer (left), former Dean of Research and retiring Director of the U.S. Special Operation Command-NPS Field Experimentation Cooperative, receives a plaque from U.S. Marine Lt. Col. Thomas J.... 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