U.S. Naval Academy http://delmarvapublicradio.net en Body Identified in College Creek at U.S. Naval Academy http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/body-identified-college-creek-us-naval-academy <p>ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - The U.S. Naval Academy has identified a midshipman who died in a car crash on campus.</p><p>The academy announced Tuesday that Midshipman Max Allen, of Chesterfield, Va., died in the crash over the weekend.</p><p>Allen was a 25-year-old senior oceanography major at the academy.</p><p>The academy says he attended high school at the Haverford School in Pennsylvania. He also attended Virginia Tech for two years before coming to the Naval Academy.</p> Wed, 19 Feb 2014 13:40:47 +0000 Don Rush 49536 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Body Identified in College Creek at U.S. Naval Academy Civilian Employees Return to Naval Academy http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/civilian-employees-return-naval-academy <p>ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - Classes are returning to normal at the U.S. Naval Academy as all civilian faculty return after being furloughed last week due to the partial federal government shutdown.</p><p>Cmdr. John Schofield, an academy spokesman, said Monday that &quot;everything is back up academically.&quot;</p> Mon, 07 Oct 2013 16:16:20 +0000 Don Rush 42486 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Civilian Employees Return to Naval Academy Recusal Request in Naval Academy Sexual Assault Case http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/recusal-request-naval-academy-sexual-assault-case <p>WASHINGTON (AP) - A midshipman accusing three former Naval Academy football players of sexually assaulting her wants the school's superintendent to remove himself from deciding whether the men will be court-martialed.</p><p>The woman's attorney, Susan Burke, announced Thursday that a federal lawsuit filed in Maryland seeks a court order directing Vice Adm. Michael Miller to recuse himself.</p> Fri, 06 Sep 2013 13:18:42 +0000 Don Rush 40677 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Recusal Request in Naval Academy Sexual Assault Case Federal Budget Cuts Could Hit U.S. Naval Academy http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/federal-budget-cuts-could-hit-us-naval-academy <p>ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - U.S. Naval Academy officials say federal budget cuts could lead to canceled classes.</p><p>Academy spokesman Cmdr. John Schofield tells<a href="http://bit.ly/12ndMi6"> WBAL-AM</a> that the cuts will mean furlough days.</p><p>Schofield says civilian employees of the Department of Defense must take 11 furlough days between July 8 and Sept. 30, the end of the fiscal year. He says that will mean taking one day each week or two days per pay period as furlough days. About half of the faculty members at the school are civilian employees.</p> Thu, 27 Jun 2013 15:44:55 +0000 Don Rush 36759 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Federal Budget Cuts Could Hit U.S. Naval Academy Annapolis Holds Conference To Mark War of 1812 http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/annapolis-holds-conference-mark-war-1812 <p>ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - More than 200 people are expected to be in Annapolis to discuss the War of 1812.</p><p>The Capital of Annapolis reports scholars from England, Canada and the United States are coming to a conference on the war at the U.S. Naval Academy.</p><p>The conference begins Wednesday with a tour of an exhibit on the war at the school. Talks start Thursday morning and will include topics such as military strategy and the impact of the war on Native Americans.</p> Mon, 10 Jun 2013 13:43:51 +0000 Don Rush 35770 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Annapolis Holds Conference To Mark War of 1812 U.S. Naval Academy Teacher Convicted on Lesser Charges in Sexual Assault Case http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/us-naval-academy-teacher-convicted-lesser-charges-sexual-assault-case <p>ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - A former U.S. Naval Academy history teacher has been acquitted of sexually assaulting a female student but convicted of lesser charges.</p><p>A military jury on Friday found Marine Corps Maj. Mark Thompson not guilty of sexual assault but guilty of indecent acts, fraternization and conduct unbecoming an officer.</p> Mon, 03 Jun 2013 13:15:46 +0000 Don Rush 35310 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net U.S. Naval Academy Teacher Convicted on Lesser Charges in Sexual Assault Case President Addresses Sexual Assault in Military During Naval Academy Graduation http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/president-addresses-sexual-assault-military-during-naval-academy-graduation <p>ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - President Barack Obama says sexual assault threatens the "trust and discipline" that makes the U.S. military strong and respected.</p><p>Speaking at the U.S. Naval Academy commencement ceremony, Obama urged new graduates to exhibit honor and courage in tackling incidents of sexual assault as they assume leadership positions in the military.</p> Fri, 24 May 2013 16:17:58 +0000 Don Rush 34774 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net President Addresses Sexual Assault in Military During Naval Academy Graduation Cybersecurity Conference at U. S. Naval Academy http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/cybersecurity-conference-u-s-naval-academy-0 <P>WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. Naval Academy will hold a symposium on the history and future challenges of cybersecurity.</P> <P>Andrew Phillips, the academy's academic dean, announced the October conference during a meeting on Monday with the school's Board of Visitors.</P> <P>Phillips says the symposium will include a panel on the alliance of the private and public sectors in developing cybersecurity.</P> <P>The academy has been working to make cyberwarfare a part of the curriculum for all students. The class of 2015 already has had its first cybersecurity class. Mon, 10 Sep 2012 18:22:27 +0000 Don Rush 20755 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Cybersecurity Conference at U. S. Naval Academy Naval Academy Celebrates Life of First Black Graduate http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/naval-academy-celebrates-life-first-black-graduate <p>&nbsp;</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15px; line-height: 15px; ">ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) &mdash; Black alumni of the U.S. Naval Academy are celebrating the life of its first black graduate, who opened doors to them.</p> Wed, 06 Jun 2012 21:54:49 +0000 Jamyla Krempel 14395 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net