U.S. Naval Academy

Apr 14, 2011

Hearing scheduled in Naval Academy rape case

ANNAPOLIS — The U.S. Naval Academy has scheduled a misconduct hearing for a student accused of raping a female midshipman. The academy said Thursday that 19-year-old Midshipman Patrick Edmond has been charged with rape and issuing a false statement. A hearing to determine whether Edmond will stand trial has been scheduled for Monday in Annapolis. […]

Apr 13, 2011

Naval Academy expels 13th midshipman over synthetic marijuana

ANNAPOLIS — The U.S. Naval Academy has expelled another midshipman in an ongoing investigation into the use or possession of synthetic marijuana. Cmdr. Joe Carpenter said Wednesday that a male student was expelled last week. The expulsion brings to 13 the total of midshipmen who have been expelled as a result of the investigation which […]

Mar 7, 2011

Naval Academy to add cybersecurity classes

ANNAPOLIS — The U.S. Naval Academy is changing its core curriculum for the first time in about 10 years by adding two cybersecurity courses, academy officials announced Monday. The two new requirements come as the school is ramping up training in a field of growing importance to national security. The academy also is pursuing funding […]

Jan 10, 2011

Anne Arundel County led state in tourism revenue for 2009

Anne Arundel County led Maryland in travel tourism revenue for 2009, according to a report commissioned by the state. The county, which boasts Annapolis, the State House and the Naval Academy as some of its top destinations, brought in $2.2 billion in revenues that year, from 6.4 million tourists. The county has headed the list […]

Dec 15, 2010

Sex-assault reports up at military schools

DENVER — Reported sexual assaults at the three U.S. military academies rose 64 percent in the 2009-10 academic year compared with the previous year, the Defense Department said Wednesday. Officials said the increase could reflect that more students are reporting assaults, rather than a jump in the number of assaults themselves. A total of 41 […]

Sep 13, 2010

Naval Academy had highest nominations on record

ANNAPOLIS— The U.S. Naval Academy’s dean of admissions says the school had the highest number of congressional nominations on record last year. Bruce Latta told the academy’s Board of Visitors on Monday that there were more than 6,600 nominations made by members of Congress to students interested in attending the school. High school students applying […]

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