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Operational Models for Critical Energy Infrastructure Resilience


Date: November 16, 2018
Time: 1:00 p.m.
Location: ME Auditorium

The November 16, 2018 Defense Energy Seminar lecture is titled “Operational Models for Critical Energy Infrastructure Resilience” with Dr. Daniel Eisenberg, Research Assistant Professor, Center for Infrastructure Defense, Operations Research Department, Naval Postgraduate School.

NPS' academic programs in Defense Energy are supplemented by a seminar series which provides a forum for leading voices within the field, practitioners, and other Defense Energy influencers.

Please visit the Energy Academic Group for more information.


Physics: Feynman’s Lost Lecture


Date: November 16, 2018
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Location: SP-117

The November 16, 2018 Physics lecture is titled “Feynman’s Lost Lecture: A Book Report” with Prof. Andres Larraza, Naval Postgraduate School. Event will be held in SP-117 at 11:00 a.m.

For more on this event, please visit Physics Department Colloquia.


Thanksgiving Day


Date: November 22, 2018

Thanksgiving Day is a federal holiday celebrated on November 22. In the fall of 1621, the Pilgrims held a three-day feast to celebrate a bountiful harvest. Many regard this event as the nation's first Thanksgiving.

To learn more about the history of Thanksgiving, please visit usa.gov.


NSA Speaker Series: Restraining Great Powers


Date: November 29, 2018
Time: 12:00 p.m.
Location: Glasgow Hall, Room 322

The November 29, 2018 National Security Affairs Global Connection Speaker Series is titled “Restraining Great Powers: Soft Balancing from Empires to the Global Era” with Professor T.V. Paul, McGill University, Montreal, Canada.
 
Professor Paul is the author or editor of 18 books and over 65 scholarly articles/book chapters in the fields of International Relations, International Security, and South Asia.
 
For more information, please visit Department of National Security Affairs.

Foundation Grand Winter Ball


Date: December 1, 2018
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Location: Hotel Del Monte

The Foundation Grand Winter Ball is scheduled for Saturday, December 1, 2018. Event will take place at the historic Hotel Del Monte with a champagne reception at 6:00 p.m. and dinner at 7:30 p.m. Entertainment for the evening is the Bill Hopkins Band.

Known as "the premier holiday event on the Monterey Peninsula," the Grand Winter Ball doesn’t disappoint. In the ballroom of the historic Hotel Del Monte, we host an evening of live music, dancing, delicious food and drink and wonderful company. Each December this magical evening will transport you to a winter wonderland complete with snow, trees, lights and a musical red-carpet entrance to remember. Proceeds support the NPS Foundation.

For tickets and additional information, please visit NPS Foundation.


Physics: Plasma Armature EM Launchers


Date: December 7, 2018
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Location: SP-117

The December 7, 2018 Physics lecture is titled “Challenges of Using Plasma Armature EM Launchers for Achieving Muzzle Velocities in Excess of 5 km/s” with Dr. David Wetz, Electrical Engineering Department, University of Texas at Arlington. Event will be held in SP-117 at 11:00 a.m.

David Wetz, Ph.D., is currently a Professor in the Electrical Engineering Department of the University of Texas at Arlington (UTA) and the UTA College of Engineering’s Director of Strategic Initiatives, since September 2017. He earned his B.S. degrees in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from Texas Tech University in 2003 and then went on to earn his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering from the same in 2004 and 2006 respectively. During his time at Texas Tech he worked as a graduate Research Assistant in the Center for Pulsed Power and Power Electronics (P3E) where his research focused in the areas of pulsed power system design, pulsed dielectric breakdown of liquids, electromagnetic launchers, and ion thrusters.

For more on this event, please visit Physics Department Colloquia.


Army Navy Tailgate Party


Date: December 8, 2018
Time: 11:30 a.m.
Location: Trident and El Prado Rooms

Army Navy Tailgate Party is scheduled for Saturday, December 8, 2018 at 11:30 a.m. in the Trident and El Prado Rooms.

You’re invited to watch the game with us on the big screen and play our FREE football pool for a chance to win a prize! FREE unsupervised Kid's Zone in La Novia Room. Open to all eligible patrons.

For more information, please visit NavyLifeSW -Monterey.


Fall Quarter Graduation Ceremony


Date: December 14, 2018
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Location: King Hall

The Naval Postgraduate School Fall Quarter Graduation Ceremony is scheduled for Friday, December 14, 2018.
 
The graduation streaming video will be available on December 14 shortly before the start of the ceremony. Please visit NPS Streaming Video page to view Graduation Ceremony - LIVE.
 
For dress uniform and more information, please visit the Graduation Schedule.

Christmas Day


Date: December 25, 2018

Christmas Day is a federal holiday celebrated on December 25.
 
For more on federal holidays, please visit OPM.GOV.

New Year’s Day


Date: January 1, 2019

New Year’s Day is a federal holiday celebrated on January 1st.
 
For more on federal holidays, please visit OPM.GOV.

Martin Luther King’s Birthday


Date: January 21, 2019

Martin Luther King, Jr. birthday is a federal holiday celebrated on Monday, January 15, 2018.
 
For more on federal holidays, please visit OPM.GOV.

President’s Day


Date: February 18, 2019

President's Day is observed the third Monday of February in honor of George Washington, the first President of the United States. President's Day also honors the legacy of past presidents.

For more on this holiday please visit USA.gov.