The National Archives Receives New York University’s Students for a Scientific Visit

 The National Archives Receives New York University’s Students for a Scientific Visit


The National Archives Receives New York University’s Students for a Scientific Visit
The New York University in Abu Dhabi organized a scientific research visit for the students of the Faculty of Business Administration to the National Archives to peruse the history of the Arabian Gulf region, as the National Archives strives to preserve the nation's memory. The visiting delegation comprised of Professor Sindrnard Yan'an, Associate Professor of Marketing, Kevin O'Brien, Assistant Professor in Biology and students, who were briefed about the most important documents and maps of the region historical eras. The visit aimed to strengthen the scientific research in the course on the Arab Gulf region by the documented information found in the National Archives and the completion of the university’s theoretical aspect it offered to students. The New York University delegation praised the holdings of the National Archives of documents, maps and photographs that document the history of the UAE, the technical development at the National Archives and the care all the professionals and the concerned people have shown to their students. It is noteworthy that the visit included a tour in the different departments and sections of the National Archives. The visiting delegation visited Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Hall for Virtual Reality, where they watched a 3D high-tech film about the history of the UAE and its present and prosperous future. Students expressed their admiration for the Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Hall, which exhibits samples of handwritten documents, maps and historical photographs. It is important to mention that the National Archives cooperates closely with the academic institutions, especially with New York University, which used to organize research and scientific visits to the National Archives.