UNITED STATES NAVAL ACADEMY
Led by Midshipman Chris O’Keefe (now an ensign), “AHistory of the Navy in 100 Objects” premiered Feb. 23on the Naval Academy website.Modeled after BBC’s “A History of the World in 100Objects.” It was while listening to the BBC podcaststhat he realized that the Navy didn’t have a similar series about its history and heritage and decided toproduce his own.In his spare time, O’Keefe set about identifying objectsin the Naval Academy collections to develop the series,and interviewed experts from the Naval Academy, theNaval Institute and elsewhere about the objects. Twicea week, for the next 50 weeks, a new object will bereleased.
The rst entries: John Paul Jones’ crypt and the
Beverley R. Robinson print collection.Learn more about the fast-paced, USNA experience,where academics, athletics, and professional trainingplay important roles in developing our nation’s leaders.
This weekend, the midshipmen began participating intheir physical readiness tests. We’re interested. Howdo you think you’d stack up against them?
A photomosaic is created by assembling a lot of different small image tiles in a way that resembles alarger image. Find out how Systems Engineering hasworked them into their curriculum.