NPS Foundation & Alumni Association News and Updates


Applied Design for Innovation curriculum drives solutions for future operators, warfare  

September 23, 2021

It was clear that a specialized curriculum was needed to educate service members on how to effectively leverage design thinking, analytic social science and emerging technologies to drive innovative concepts and solutions for the future operating environment.




Naval Postgraduate School Foundation celebrates 50 years of support to students, innovation  

September 16, 2021

The Naval Postgraduate School Foundation (NPSF) celebrates 50 years of support to our Nation’s premier defense education and research institution, the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS).  




Naval Postgraduate School Foundation announces rebrand, focus on future

July 8, 2021

The Naval Postgraduate School Foundation announced today a rebrand in support of its focus on the future of innovation and research and the stewardship of partnerships at the Naval Postgraduate School.



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Three executives join NPS Foundation as trustees, advisors

June 25, 2021

The Naval Postgraduate School Foundation added one Advisory Council member and two Board of Trustees members as of June 1. These three leaders bring diverse backgrounds and a broad range of expertise in medical, law, and business operations. 



TMGcore’s two-phase liquid emergent computing at NPS JIFX, May 2021

NPS alumnus connects emerging tech, national security

June 1, 2021

When Todd Forsman joined the U.S. Marine Corps in the late 90s, he didn’t know that it would lead him to the Naval Postgraduate School and eventually a career connecting emerging technologies with the Department of Defense.



Reframing Great Power CompetitionReframing Great Power Competition

On February 25th, 2021, the NPS Alumni Association and Foundation hosted Col (Ret) Bill Vivian, author of Marine Corps Doctrinal Publication 1-4 Competing, Ryan Evans, editor of War on the Rocks, Dr. Leo Blanken of the Naval Postgraduate School, Co-founder of Applied Design for Innovation and special guest Kori Schake of the American Enterprise Institute. They discussed how they are reframing great power competition from their unique perspectives and how that evolving understanding will shape national security over the next several years. View Recording.