In coordination with the Office of Quality and Development at the College, a group of students launched an initiative (Hat Ktabk) which aims to exchange books and materials between students, in order to ease the financial burdens on students and provide effort to obtain these references. The initiative was widely welcomed by faculty members and students.
Under the patronage of the President of the University of Jordan, Dr. Azmi Mohafazah and the Governor of Jarash, Dr. Raed Al-Adwan, launched last Friday in cooperation with the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities, the first tourist marathon of jarash, which aims to introduce in the archaeological civilization and promote tourism.
The Faculty of Archeology and Tourism received an academic delegation from the University of PAZMANY PETER CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY in the framework of the cooperation program with the European universities. The Erasmus project included welcoming the members of the delegation to explore opportunities for academic cooperation in the fields of archeology, heritage and tourism.
About 41 students from the Faculty of Archeology and Tourism at the University of Jordan participated yesterday in a clean-up campaign carried out by the Department of Tourism Management in Dana Reserve.
The University of Jordan affirms its leadership in tourism and hotel education through its holding of the National Conference on Tourism and Hotel Education in cooperation with the USAID-funded tourism project in Jordan, Amman under the title of Strategic Alliances between Higher Education and Tourism Industry: Building Linkages Among the industry, universities, institutes and colleges in the tourism and hospitality sector, organized by the University of Jordan represented by the Faculty of Archeology and Tourism in Amman and the Faculty of Tourism and Hotels in the Aqaba Branch, US has the International Development (USAID)
A delegation from the University of Jordan participated in the training program in the maintenance and restoration of antiquities, which was held in the Italian city of Turin. The delegation consisted of the director of the Hamdi Manco Center for Scientific Research, Dr. Abeer Al-Boab and Dr. Ramadan Abdullah, 3 of the Masters of Chemistry and 3 of the Bachelor's students in the Department of Cultural Resources Management and Conservation, in the period from 12/11/2012 to 17/11/2012. As part of the activities of the project we looked at application of some chemical methods in the conservation, trained to preserve the cultural heritage by modern scientific techniques to diagnose and study the damage of archaeological materials. He also briefed the delegation on the latest preventive maintenance techniques in museums using scientific equipment developed at the University of Technical Sciences in Turin, Italy.
A salvage excavation was discovered at the site of Ain al-Baida (northeast of Amman). In July 2011, a mortuary facility was used to raise pigeons. The importance of the information derived from this fossil is that it shed more light on the history of the Ammonites and their economic activities in their capital, Rabat Ammon.