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On Sunday, September 30, 2018, and under the patronage of His Excellency the Prime Minister, Professor Rami Hamdallah, An-Najah National University hosted a conference on An-Najah's Journey from Past to Present.

The event was part of An-Najah Centenary Festival and took place at the Zafer Al-Masri Theatre in the Old Campus.

The conference was attended by Prof. Maher Natsheh, Acting President of An-Najah, An-Najah's vice presidents and assistants, faculty deans, heads of departments and a number of academic and administrative staff and students.

The conference included three sessions. The first session shed light on establishing an education endowment foundation at An-Najah, women's role in An-Najah's journey, An-Najah's libraries, An-Najah's role in serving the community, history and development of the Deanship of Students Affairs and An-Najah National University Hospital.

The second session talked about An-Najah School, integration of students with special needs in the academic life, An-Najah cooperation with the Palestinian police to serve the local community, An-Najah's foundation and the struggle to survive, the development of Tourism and Archeology Department and students' academic trends.

The third session was concluded with a discussion on literature and the role of An-Najah to promote the Palestinian culture.

The conference resulted in a number of recommendations, most important of which are establishing a periodical archiving unit to document the University history, reinforcing women's role in developing An-Najah, re-opening of An-Najah School and strengthening the cooperation with the local community.

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