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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

U.S. Naval War College (NWC) faculty members attend a convocation ceremony at NWC in Newport, Rhode Island, kicking off the 2016-2017 academic year.
Aug 13

U.S. Naval War College Convocation: August 2018

Aug. 13, 2018
10:00 a.m.
Spruance Auditorium, U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841

The 2018-2019 academic year will welcome about 530 joint service and international students during a convocation ceremony at the U.S. Naval War College (NWC) Aug. 13.

Dave Polatty, associate professor, U.S. Naval War Collegeâs (NWC) College of Operational and Strategic Leadership and Operational Level Programs, provides remarks during the Civilian-Military Humanitarian Response Workshop held at NWC in Newport, Rhode Island.
Aug 16

Civilian-Military Humanitarian Response Workshop: August 2018

Aug. 16, 2018
8:00 a.m.
Brown University, Providence, RI 02912

The Civilian-Military Humanitarian Response Workshop is designed to explore current and future challenges in civilian-military humanitarian responses, including natural disasters, complex emergencies, and routine humanitarian engagements.

Rose Island shot with Newport Pell bridge in the background
Aug 16

Naval War College Museum to Offer Free STEAM Programs at Rose Island: August 16th

Aug. 16, 2018
11:00 a.m.
Rose Island Lighthouse, Newport, RI 02840

The Naval War College Museum is gearing up for summer with the return of STEAM programs at Rose Island. These free, drop-in activities will be open to all visitors of Rose Island on Thursday, July 12 & 26 and August 2, 9, 16, & 23, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., weather permitting.

Rose Island shot with Newport Pell bridge in the background
Aug 23

Naval War College Museum to Offer Free STEAM Programs at Rose Island: August 23rd

Aug. 23, 2018
11:00 a.m.
Rose Island Lighthouse, Newport, RI 02840

The Naval War College Museum is gearing up for summer with the return of STEAM programs at Rose Island. These free, drop-in activities will be open to all visitors of Rose Island on Thursday, July 12 & 26 and August 2, 9, 16, & 23, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., weather permitting.

Navy Band Northeast's Alumni Big Band playing outdoors
Aug 23

Alumni Big Band Concert

Aug. 23, 2018
6:00 p.m.
Newport Art Museum, 76 Bellevue Ave., Newport, RI 02840

Join Navy Band Northeast this summer for a musical program featuring Top-40 hits, patriotic classics, and traditional military music, as they celebrate our veterans and represent the professionalism of the men and women of our United States Navy serving around the world.

Rhode Island Sound, Navy Band Northeast's Rock Band, during a concert in Times Square
Aug 25

Rhode Island Sound at NAVSTA NWPT End of Summer Concert

Aug. 25, 2018
7:45 p.m.
U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841

Rhode Island Sound is the most contemporary sounding group from Navy Band Northeast. This ensemble entertains audiences with music ranging from rhythm and blues to classic rock.

A U.S. Naval War College (NWC) faculty member participates in a graduation ceremony at NWC in Newport, Rhode Island.
Nov 14

U.S. Naval War College Graduation: November 2018

Nov. 14, 2018
12:00 p.m.
U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841

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

Rear Adm. Jeffrey A. Harley, president, U.S. Naval War College (NWC) in Newport, Rhode Island provides opening remarks during a Pearl Harbor Day evening lecture held at NWC.
Dec 19

Genocide Studies: Cases of Slow Genocide in the 21st Century

Dec. 19, 2018
8:00 a.m.
TBD

In the post-WWII and the Holocaust era, the global community proclaimed “Never again!” to the possibility of future genocides or attempts at genocide. Yet we have witnessed multiple examples of it to include examples in Cambodia, Guatemala and East Timor.