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USNA REMINDS FAMILIES NOT TO COUNT THEIR MIDSHIPMEN IN 2020 CENSUS

  POSTED ON: Tuesday, March 24, 2020 by mediarelations@usna.edu

ANNAPOLIS, Md.-- By now most households in the United States, including those of service members, veterans and their families living in the United States, have received an invitation to respond to the 2020 Census. The 2020 Census will have an ...

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U.S. Naval Academy hosts the 2020 Jean Bartik Computing Symposium

  POSTED ON: Wednesday, March 11, 2020 by Dr. Adina Crainiceanu

On February 27 -28, 2020, the Computer Science Department at the United States Naval Academy (USNA) hosted the second Jean Bartik Computing Symposium (JBCS). Named after Jean Bartik, one of the early pioneers of computing, the event brings ...

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Midshipmen Study Abroad in Canada

  POSTED ON: Thursday, February 13, 2020 by Isabel Billinge, Luke Lightner, Brett Jones

The Royal Military College of Canda (RMC) sits poised on a small peninsula on Lake Ontario, between the Kingston Candian Forces Base (CFB) and the city of Kingston. The 1,200 person school graduates and commissions officers into the Canadian ...

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Rep. Jim Langevin Gives Cyber Lecture at USNA

  POSTED ON: Thursday, February 06, 2020 by MC2 Josiah D. Pearce

Rep. Jim Langevin delivered a lecture on cyber security to midshipmen, faculty, and staff in Alumni Hall at the U.S. Naval Academy, Tuesday, Feb. 4. During his lecture, Langevin, the U.S. Representative for Rhode Island’s 2nd ...

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NAVAL ACADEMY MIDSHIPMAN NAMED CHURCHILL SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENT

  POSTED ON: Friday, January 31, 2020 by mediarelations@usna.edu

ANNAPOLIS, Md. – Midshipman 1st Class (senior) Jamie Lee, 22, of Bristow, Virginia, was recently selected as a Churchill Scholar. This year, over 127 candidates from 82 participating institutions competed for one of the 15 scholarships ...

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NAVAL ACADEMY CELEBRATES 175 YEARS IN 2020

  POSTED ON: Tuesday, January 28, 2020 by mediarelations@usna.edu

This year commemorates 175 years of leadership, service, and tradition at the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland. “One of our most treasured traditions is our friendship with the great city of Annapolis and our home ...

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Midshipmen Reflect on Moroccan Experience

  POSTED ON: Tuesday, January 14, 2020 by 1/C Sebastian Zuleta and 1/C Melissa Ramkissoon

Below is a personal reflection from Midshipman 1/C Sebastian Zuleta and 1/C Melissa Ramkissoon from their study abroad in Morocco.  Daily Routine “Ah Sebastian, Melissa,  sabah, al-kheyr” Every ...

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Midshipmen study abroad in Argentina, Peru, and Chile

  POSTED ON: Tuesday, January 07, 2020 by MIDN 1/C Kohl Dorsey, 1/C Jillian Bellows, 2/C Chase Barlow, and 2/C Jatin Khona

MIDN 1/C Kohl Dorsey, 1/C Jillian Bellows, 2/C Chase Barlow, and 2/C Jatin Khona studied economics through the Institute for the International Education of Students in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Our program focused on developmental and ...

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Marine Corps Selects Six Naval Academy Midshipmen as Part of its Inaugural Cyber Officer Cadre

  POSTED ON: Thursday, December 19, 2019 by Center for Cyber Security Studies

On 21 November, the Naval Academy Class of 2020 received their warfare community selections, to include six highly qualified candidates who were designated as Marine Corps cyber warfare officers. For the first time ever, midshipmen were able to ...

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Naval Academy Expects West Point to Announce *New* Cybersecurity Initiative

  POSTED ON: Friday, December 13, 2019 by USNA Cyber Operations

The United States Naval Academy (USNA) has learned that the United States Military Academy, or West Point, after lagging behind USNA in cybersecurity and in the study of cyber science for several years, will be announcing its unique cybersecurity ...

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NAVAL ACADEMY CYBER TEAMS PLACE AT NATIONAL CYBER COMPETITION

  POSTED ON: Friday, November 15, 2019 by mediarelations@usna.edu

Naval Academy midshipmen majoring in cyber operations took second and third place in the 16th annual Cyber Security Awareness Week (CSAW) Policy Competition organized by the New York University Center for Cybersecurity last Friday, Nov. 8, in New ...

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Midshipmen Battle for Sacred Chicken

  POSTED ON: Wednesday, October 30, 2019 by MC2 Dana D. Legg

History lessons aren't just for the classroom. This past weekend a handful of midshipmen reenacted the Battle of Drepana, which took place during the Punic War in 249 B.C. and resulted in Rome’s defeat by the Carthaginians.The ...

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PROFESSOR KIP THORNE TO DELIVER USNA'S ANNUAL MICHELSON LECTURE

  POSTED ON: Wednesday, October 30, 2019 by mediarelations@usna.edu

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — The Naval Academy’s Physics Department invites the public to attend a lecture by Professor Kip Thorne, Wednesday, November 6 at 7 p.m. in Mahan Hall. The lecture is free and open to the public. Thorne will ...

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USNA MUSEUM ANNOUNCES INAUGURAL NON-RESIDENT FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM

  POSTED ON: Wednesday, October 30, 2019 by mediarelations@usna.edu

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — The United States Naval Academy Museum is pleased to announce its inaugural cadre of Non-Resident Fellows for 2020-2021. The purpose of the fellowship is to support part of the museum’s mission to inform USNA ...

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ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE CONFERENCE TO TAKE PLACE AT NAVAL ACADEMY

  POSTED ON: Tuesday, October 22, 2019 by mediarelations@usna.edu

The Naval Academy and the Naval Institute will host a one-day conference titled “The Promise and Risk of the AI Revolution” Tuesday, Oct. 22, from 8:55 a.m.-3:10 p.m. in Alumni Hall. The conference is free ...

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Michelson and the Speed of Light

  POSTED ON: Friday, October 18, 2019 by MIDN 2/C Julian Olivarez

Albert Abraham Michelson was born in Strelno, Prussia, on December 19, 1852. At the age of two his family emigrated to the United States where they eventually moved to San Francisco. He was appointed by President Grant to the U.S. Naval Academy ...

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MIDSHIPMAN DISCOVERS THREAT IN 3D PRINTER DURING CYBER SECURITY CHALLENGE

  POSTED ON: Wednesday, October 02, 2019 by mediarelations@usna.edu

U.S. Naval Academy Midshipman 3rd Class (sophomore) Kade Heckel, 19, of Hughesville, Penn., discovered a new vulnerability in a 3D printer during a cybersecurity challenge held in Brooklyn, N.Y., Sept. 6-8. The cyber challenge, HACKtheMACHINE, ...

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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 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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NATO LREC Trip

  POSTED ON: Thursday, July 11, 2019 by LCDR PHILLIP MCCORVEY

The NATO LREC consisted of visits to four NATO commands, two UK commands, the 75th anniversary of D-DAY ceremony, and six separate nations. This trip granted the midshipmen a unique opportunity to develop both wide ranging cultural experiences as ...

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Political Science LREC to Ukraine

  POSTED ON: Tuesday, July 09, 2019 by Political Science Department

This June, five midshipmen from the United States Naval Academy embarked on a three week Language, Regional Expertise, and Culture program (LREC) across the eastern European country of Ukraine. Their goal was to gain a deep understanding of the ...

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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

Click here for story and photos: https://spark.adobe.com/page/PeKQyuHiOixIO/ 

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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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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 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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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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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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