The University of Jordan News Harvard University Delegation Visits UJ
  • 13 - Mar
  • 2023

Harvard University Delegation Visits UJ

A delegation from Harvard University visited the University of Jordan (UJ) on Sunday to explore opportunities for academic cooperation between the two institutions in various fields, including student and faculty exchange and research collaboration.
UJ President Prof. Nathir Obeidat, highlighted during the meeting with the delegation headed by Harvard President Lawrence Bacow, the university's focus on developing programmes that prioritise student employability as well as skills, knowledge and personal characteristics that prepare graduates for success in their professional lives and enhance scientific research output.
The meeting was attended by UJ Board of Trustees Chairman Prof. Adnan Badran; Vice President for Scientific Schools, Prof. Ashraf Abu Karaki; Director of the International Affairs Unit, Prof. Hadeel Yassin; and Director of the Media, Public Relations and Radio Unit, Dr. Muhammad Wasef.
The delegation visited UJ library, toured its facilities, and met with some students at the “American Corner” and engaged in a discussion on environmental pollution, climate change and the role of youth in mitigating their effects.
In addition, the delegation visited the Archaeological and Heritage museums on campus.