Upcoming Events

U.S. Naval War College events showcase the expansive depth and reach of our programs and faculty, and enhance our relevance to the Navy and national security.

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U.S. Naval War College Upcoming Events

Adm. John M. Richardson, chief of naval operations (CNO), provides remarks during the CNOs' 23rd International Seapower Symposium at U.S. Naval War College.
Sep 22 2020

CANCELLED: 24th International Seapower Symposium

8:00 a.m.
U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841

The purpose of the International Seapower Symposium is to provide a forum for senior international naval leaders to discuss common maritime challenges and opportunities to enhance international maritime security cooperation.

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Sep 29 2020

Issues in National Security: "End of the Cold War"

4:30 p.m.
Virtual Event

The 'Issues in National Security' lectures represent current political, military, economic, and social issues that challenge strategists and concern citizens therefore the lectures are tailored to the spouses and significant others of U.S. Naval War College students, staff, and faculty.

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Oct 02 2020

U.S. Naval War College Town Hall on Zoom

12:30 p.m.
Virtual Event

Friday, October 2nd, U.S. Naval War College (NWC) President, along with special guests will host the thirteenth NWC Town Hall on Zoom.

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Oct 13 2020

Issues in National Security: "The Function of History at NWC"

4:30 p.m.
Virtual Event

The 'Issues in National Security' lectures represent current political, military, economic, and social issues that challenge strategists and concern citizens therefore the lectures are tailored to the spouses and significant others of U.S. Naval War College students, staff, and faculty.

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Oct 21 2020

Genocidal Ideologies: Warning Signs and Prevention

1:15 p.m.
Virtual Event

This year commemorates the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz (January 1945). We are in a stage of history that, sadly, still has not eliminated the potential for genocide.

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Oct 27 2020

Issues in National Security: "China’s Navy + Zombies"

4:30 p.m.
Virtual Event

The 'Issues in National Security' lectures represent current political, military, economic, and social issues that challenge strategists and concern citizens therefore the lectures are tailored to the spouses and significant others of U.S. Naval War College students, staff, and faculty.

U.S. Naval College in the background with the museum.
Nov 03 2020

New Student Orientation

8:00 a.m.
Virtual Event

New student orientation is a multi-day event designed to prepare you for your upcoming U.S. Naval War College experience and give you the information you will need to be ready when classes begin.

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Nov 04 2020

Winter Electives Fair

12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event

Our electives program at the U.S. Naval War College provides the opportunity for students to explore subjects not in the core curriculum, enhance their regional expertise or examine core subjects in greater detail.

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Nov 10 2020

U.S. Naval War College Graduation

11:00 a.m.
Virtual Event

The U.S. Naval War College features a one-year graduate-level program that graduates about 600 resident and 1,000 distance learning students each year.

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Nov 10 2020

Issues in National Security: "Ethics and Emerging Military Technology"

4:30 p.m.
Virtual Event

The 'Issues in National Security' lectures represent current political, military, economic, and social issues that challenge strategists and concern citizens therefore the lectures are tailored to the spouses and significant others of U.S. Naval War College students, staff, and faculty.