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Midshipmen Fly Through Eye of Hurricane Dorian for Research

  POSTED ON: Wednesday, September 04, 2019 by mediarelations@usna.edu

Three midshipmen and one instructor from the U.S. Naval Academy Oceanography Department spent the Labor Day weekend flying seven missions with the U.S. Air Force 53rd Weather Reconnaissance ...

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2019 Cyber LREC Asia-Pacific

  POSTED ON: Tuesday, August 27, 2019 by MIDN 1/C Julia Kalshoven

On July 23, 2019, eight US Naval Academy midshipmen studying Cyber Operations left Annapolis to travel 15 hours to the other side of the globe. Over the course of the next three weeks, the midshipmen visited three countries: Japan, South Korea, ...

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2019 Cyber England LREC

  POSTED ON: Tuesday, August 06, 2019 by MIDN 2/C Alexandra Appel

This summer, nine midshipmen were given the opportunity to travel to the U.K. for a trip that was centered on learning more about Cyber Operations and Intelligence as well as cultural immersion. Click the link below for the full story ...

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MIDN Sees Fleet’s Future at Dahlgren’s Laser Lethality Lab

  POSTED ON: Thursday, August 01, 2019 by NSWCDD Corporate Communications Division

DAHLGREN, Va. – U.S. Naval Academy Midshipman Max Shuman faced a half dozen Navy officer and civilian engineers while reflecting on lessons learned as his internship concluded at Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division ...

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U.S. Naval Academy’s Small Satellite Program

  POSTED ON: Wednesday, July 31, 2019 by CDR Jeff King, Aerospace Engineering Dept.

The U.S. Naval Academy’s two newest satellites were successfully launched on 24 JUN 2019.   BRICSat-2 (USNA-14) and PSAT2 (USNA-15) extend the heritage of using satellites to help ...

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Cyber Israel LREC 2019

  POSTED ON: Thursday, July 25, 2019 by CDR Chris Hoffman

On 26 June 2019, eight midshipmen flew from Washington, D.C. to Tel Aviv, Israel to take part in a three week long experience of cultural immersion into a foreign society which prides itself on mandatory military service and new ...

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2019 Cyber LREC to Europe

  POSTED ON: Wednesday, June 26, 2019 by LCDR Brian Kiehl

Click here to read the full story and photos: https://spark.adobe.com/page/kAm5p63KG26GO/ 

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2019 United Kingdom LREC

  POSTED ON: Thursday, June 13, 2019 by MIDN 1/C Bolton, MIDN 1/C Hamilton, MIDN 1/C Moriarty, MIDN 1/C Naphy, and MIDN 1/C O’Brien

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South Korean Cultural Immersion and Exchange

  POSTED ON: Tuesday, June 11, 2019 by CDR Janice Rice

This summer four midshipmen spent two weeks immersed in not only the culture of South Korea, but also travelling to key military sites throughout the Korean peninsula in order to better understand U.S. Military interests in the Republic of Korea ...

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PROSPECTIVE USNA SUPERINTENDENT NOMINATED

  POSTED ON: Tuesday, April 30, 2019 by Jennifer Erickson

ANNAPOLIS, Md. –  Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer and Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John M. Richardson have nominated Rear Adm. Sean S. Buck (USNA Class of 1983) for appointment to the rank of vice admiral and ...

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NAVAL ACADEMY ASSISTANT PROFESSOR JEFF KOSSEFF NAMED ANDREW CARNEGIE FELLOW

  POSTED ON: Wednesday, April 24, 2019 by mediarelations@usna.edu

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — U.S. Naval Academy Assistant Professor Jeff Kosseff, a native of East Brunswick, N.J., was recently named an Andrew Carnegie Fellow for his book tentatively titled “United States of Anonymous ...

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NAVAL ACADEMY MIDSHIPMAN RECEIVES TRUMAN SCHOLARSHIP

  POSTED ON: Monday, April 15, 2019 by Maddie Darbie

ANNAPOLIS, Md. --  U.S. Naval Academy Midshipman 2nd Class (junior) Juliet O’Brien, 20, of San Francisco, Calif., was recently selected as a 2019 Truman Scholar. Sixty-two students from 58 U.S. colleges and universities were ...

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SIR FRASER STODDART TO DELIVER NAVAL ACADEMY'S ANNUAL MICHELSON LECTURE

  POSTED ON: Monday, April 01, 2019 by Maddie Darbie

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — The Naval Academy’s Division of Mathematics and Science invites the public to attend a lecture by Sir Fraser Stoddart, Monday, April 15 at 7 p.m. in Mahan Hall. The lecture is free and open to the ...

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Midshipmen travel to Chile during spring break for culture and technology LREC

  POSTED ON: Tuesday, March 26, 2019 by International Programs Office

Just before dawn: The still waters of Lago Llanquihue (Chile’s second largest lake) reflect the early light and Volcan Osorno. What do you know about the world and how do you know it? Reading about a place is one thing, but ...

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NAVAL ACADEMY MIDSHIPMEN NAMED KNIGHT-HENNESSY SCHOLARS

  POSTED ON: Tuesday, March 05, 2019 by Maddie Darbie

ANNAPOLIS, Md. - Midshipman 1st Class (senior) Sydney Frankenburg, 21, of Charlotte, N.C., and Midshipman 1st Class (senior) Andrew Shu, 22, of State College, P.A., were recently selected as Knight-Hennessy Scholars. The Knight-Hennessy Scholars ...

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NAVAL ACADEMY ECONOMICS DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES NEXT ADMIRAL WILLIAM CROWE CHAIR PROFESSOR

  POSTED ON: Monday, February 25, 2019 by mediarelations@usna.edu

ANNAPOLIS, Md. – Hon. David M. Walker, former Comptroller General of the United States (1998-2008), will join the Naval Academy Economics Department in August 2019 as the Admiral William Crowe Chair Distinguished Visiting Professor in ...

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SUMMER STEM PROGRAM NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS

  POSTED ON: Thursday, February 21, 2019 by Maddie Darbie

ANNAPOLIS, Md.—Applications are now being accepted through April 15 for the U.S. Naval Academy Summer STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Program. The Summer STEM Program is held in three sessions: June 3-8 for ...

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SUMMER SEMINAR PROGRAM NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS

  POSTED ON: Thursday, February 21, 2019 by Maddie Darbie

ANNAPOLIS, Md.—Applications are now being accepted through March 31 for the U.S. Naval Academy Summer Seminar. Rising high school seniors have the opportunity to choose from three sessions: June 1-6, June 8-13, and June 15-20. The Naval ...

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88TH NAVAL ACADEMY COMMANDANT ANNOUNCED

  POSTED ON: Friday, January 11, 2019 by Jennifer Erickson

ANNAPOLIS, Md. – Capt. Thomas R. “TR” Buchanan, was recently selected to be the 88th Commandant of Midshipmen at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md.  He is an alumnus of the Naval Academy Class of ...

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Naval Academy Physics Professor Recognized for Research Excellence

  POSTED ON: Tuesday, December 18, 2018 by MC2 Burke

Each year the United States Naval Academy recognizes a civilian faculty member who has exhibited the highest quality of continued scholarly achievement by awarding them with the Class of 1951 Civilian Faculty Award for Excellence in ...

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NAVAL ACADEMY MIDSHIPMAN AWARDED MARSHALL SCHOLARSHIP

  POSTED ON: Monday, December 03, 2018 by Maddie Darbie

ANNAPOLIS, Md. – Naval Academy Midshipman 1st Class (senior) Anne Richter, 21, of Hinsdale, Ill., was recently awarded a Marshall Scholarship. This highly-competitive academic scholarship provides up to two years of postgraduate study ...

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NAVAL ACADEMY MIDSHIPMEN NAMED SCHWARZMAN SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS

  POSTED ON: Monday, December 03, 2018 by Maddie Darbie

ANNAPOLIS, Md. - Midshipman 1st Class (senior) Yogaish Khastgir, 21, of Oklahoma City, Okla., and Midshipman 1st Class (senior) Viraj Patel, 22, of Thomasville, Ga., have been selected as Schwarzman Scholars.  This year, over 2,800 ...

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NAVAL ACADEMY MIDSHIPMAN NAMED RHODES SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENT

  POSTED ON: Monday, November 19, 2018 by Maddie Darbie

ANNAPOLIS, Md. - Midshipman 1st Class (senior) Margaret “Maggie” Dods, 21, of Linwood, N.J., was recently selected as the Naval Academy’s 52nd  Rhodes Scholar. Nearly 900 applicants were endorsed by 281 ...

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Naval Academy Museum Presents Fall Shifley Lecture Series

  POSTED ON: Tuesday, September 25, 2018 by Maddie Darbie

ANNAPOLIS, Md. – The U.S. Naval Academy Museum will present fall semester’s Shifley Lecture Series in the museum auditorium on the second deck of Preble Hall. Each lecture is held from 12:30 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. and is ...

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NAVAL ACADEMY CYBERSECURITY PROGRAM RECEIVES ABET ACCREDITATION

  POSTED ON: Friday, September 21, 2018 by Media Relations

ANNAPOLIS, Md.-The Naval Academy Cyber Science Department recently received accreditation from ABET for the cyber operations program at the academy. The Academy’s program is one of only four programs in the United States to receive the ...

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Six midshipmen travel to Cape Verde

  POSTED ON: Friday, June 29, 2018 by 2/C AJ Femmer, 2/C Cadie Higginson, 2/C Danika Kahatapitiya, 1/C Rosemary Brinegar, 2/C Adrien Inman and 1/C Evanne Gellert

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Naval Academy Class of 2022 Stats (as of June 27, 2018):

  POSTED ON: Thursday, June 28, 2018 by mediarelations@usna.edu

THE NAVAL ACADEMY CLASS OF 2022 (as of June 27, 2018): PROJECTED CLASS SIZE:              ...

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Midshipmen travel to the Southern Cone of Latin America

  POSTED ON: Friday, June 22, 2018 by MIDN 1/C STEVE LARISON

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Midshipmen travel on LREC cultural immersion trip to Thailand

  POSTED ON: Friday, June 15, 2018 by mediarelations@usna.edu

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Naval Academy Hosts Sixth Annual Capstone Day

  POSTED ON: Monday, April 23, 2018 by Lt. Alexander Laun, USN

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — USNA will be hosting the sixth annual yard-wide Capstone Day Wednesday, April 25. Over 700 midshipmen and 175 faculty advisors will be participating in this day-long event. For the 1st Class (senior) midshipmen ...

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Naval Academy Foreign Affairs Conference 2018 Overview

  POSTED ON: Monday, April 16, 2018 by Midshipman 3/C Sophie Lekas

 ANNAPOLIS, Md. – From April 10-12, the Naval Academy Foreign Affairs Conference (NAFAC) 2018 brought something very unique to the Yard. Inspired by experts’ views on autocracy and current freedoms ...

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Midshipmen Successful at San Remo Law of Armed Conflict Competition

  POSTED ON: Monday, April 16, 2018 by LCDR Paige J. Ormiston, JAGC, USN, Assistant Professor, Military Law

ANNAPOLIS, Md. – On March 19-23, 2018, Midshipmen Ted Johnson, Kelsey Melinosky, Paige Monk, Hannah Rose, Brendan O'Donoghue, and Kurt Zepeda joined over 60 other service academy cadets from around the world for the ...

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Naval Academy Midshipmen Compete in 5th Annual Clara Barton International Humanitarian Law Competition

  POSTED ON: Tuesday, March 27, 2018 by Information Provided by: Capt Ted Massey, USMC

ANNAPOLIS, Md. –Three Naval Academy midshipmen competed in the 5th Annual Clara Barton International Humanitarian Law Competition (CBC), March 9-11. Midshipman 1st Class (senior) Hannah Rose and Midshipmen 3rd Class (sophomores) Kevin ...

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Naval Academy Midshipman Named Knight-Hennessy Scholar

  POSTED ON: Friday, February 16, 2018 by mediarelations@usna.edu

ANNAPOLIS, Md. - Midshipman 1st Class (senior) David Liedtka, 21, of Hamilton Square, N.J., has been selected as a Knight-Hennessy Scholar. The Knight-Hennessy Scholars program provides full funding for students to pursue a graduate degree at ...

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Naval Academy Midshipman Awarded Churchill Scholarship

  POSTED ON: Thursday, February 15, 2018 by mediarelations@usna.edu

ANNAPOLIS, Md. - Midshipman 1st Class (senior) Michael Walker, 22, of College Station, Texas, was recently awarded the Churchill Scholarship to the University of Cambridge. The Churchill Scholarship provides funding to American students for a ...

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Naval Academy Midshipman Awarded Rotary Foundation Global Grant Scholarship

  POSTED ON: Tuesday, January 09, 2018 by mediarelations@usna.edu

     ANNAPOLIS, Md. - Midshipman 1st Class (senior) Michelle Tran, 21, of Centreville, Va., was awarded the Rotary Foundation Global Grant Scholarship. Global Grant Scholars plan to pursue a career in the ...

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