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25 September 2018 17:14

Youths Required to Play a Role in Nation Building

After a nine-year vacuum, the Indonesia Christian Higher Education Student Affairs Institution Communication Forum (Forkom LKPTKI) activity was held again. This activity, which was organized by Universitas Kristen Satya Wacana (UKSW), was joined by representatives from 15 Christian higher education institutions from various regions in Indonesia.

The head of the committee, Dr. Wilson M.A. Therik, explained that this activity, which was held for four straight days, from Wednesday to Saturday (19-22 September) originated from the concern of UKSW student affairs organization activists towards the leadership crisis at the national level.

25 September 2018 17:13

Innovation Product Expo Attracts Visitors’ Attention

Dozens of innovation products were displayed in the Universitas Kristen Satya Wacana (UKSW) Biology Faculty 2018 Innovation Expo in the front parking lot of the UKSW Central Administration Building, on Thursday-Friday (20-21 September). The activity, which had the theme “Biological Resources”, was joined by UKSW Biology Faculty lecturers and students.

The stands displayed innovation products in the form of food, drinks, and fertilizer that were all made from organic ingredients. For instance, there were tempe innovations done by the Biology Faculty Dean, Dra. Lusiawati Dewi, M.Sc., by producing various new…

25 September 2018 17:12

Sorghum Lets Florensia Pass Nugraha Research Indofood Selection

Research that was conducted by Florensia Dwi Rahmawati produced satisfying results. This Universitas Kristen Satya Wacana (UKSW) Science and Mathematics Faculty (FSM) Chemistry Study Program student passed the selection process to receive the 2018 Nugraha Research Indofood program grant. Florensia is one of 58 participants who was accepted from various universities all over Indonesia.

The Nugraha Research Indofood program is an Indofood CSR program that encourages the production of renewable technology and a vision in the food processing field through young researchers. Besides that, this program also supports the Republic…

25 September 2018 17:03

Echoing Desire to End Corruption, BHACA Supported by University Students

In an effort to foster an anti-corruption desire among Indonesian youths, the Bung Hatta Anti-Corruption Award (BHACA) Association held a musical discussion titled “Bung Hatta Jawa-Bali Tour 2018: Anti-Corruption Musical Discussion”, in the Universitas Kristen Satya Wacana (UKSW) Language and Arts Faculty (FBS) Tan Ik Hay Hall, on Friday (14 August).

This discussion which had an anti-corruption theme presented the main speaker, the Coordinator of the Indonesia Corruption Watch (ICW), Adnan Topan Husodo, as well as a music group performance. Besides that, an informal discussion that was attended by hundreds…

18 September 2018 17:42

Menristekdikti Urges Higher Education Institutions to Be More Innovative

University students, as the nation’s human resources, must be willing to have positive mindsets, so that they are able to receive the appropriate technological advances. Therefore, students need to equip themselves with various competencies, so that they can compete in the 4.0 industrial era. Meanwhile, higher education institutions need to respond to this disruptive era with curriculum and study programs that cross disciplines and match with industry needs, so that they can contribute to create quality graduates with high absorption.

This was brought to the forefront in the public lecture…

18 September 2018 17:41

Two Hectares of UKSW Wheat Land Harvested

About two hectares of wheat land owned by the Universitas Kristen Satya Wacana (UKSW) Agriculture and Business Faculty (FPB) in the Salaran garden, Semarang Regency, were harvested today, on Friday (14 September). The harvest was part of an event titled Wheat Harvest Festival that was combined with wayang (shadow puppet) performances by Jose Amadeus, a UKSW FPB student.

The wheat harvest was done symbolically by cutting a wheat plant by the UKSW Vice Rector V, Dr. Suryasatriya Trihandaru, M.Sc.nat.; the UKSW FPB Dean, Dr. Tinjung Mary Prihtanti, S.P., M.P.; the…

18 September 2018 17:39

Students Must Be Observant in Looking for Agriculture Business Opportunities

The Universitas Kristen Satya Wacana (UKSW) Agriculture and Business Faculty (FPB) held the 2018 National Academic Works Seminar (KKIN) with the theme “Opportunities and Challenges in Building Sustainable Agriculture in a Global and Digital Era”, on Thursday (13 September). This activity, which was held at the UKSW University Hall, presented Alfi Irfan (Founder and CEO of AgriSocio - PT. Global Inovasi Hijau) and Dea Salsabila Amira (Founder and CEO of UR-FARM) as the speakers, who are also young and successful entrepreneurs at a young age.

According to the FPB Dean,…

18 September 2018 17:38

UKSW Lecturers Create Mocavino Flour

A team of lecturers from the Innovation and Research Bureau (BIR), a sub-section of the Universitas Kristen Satya Wacana (UKSW) Business Technology Incubator (Intekbis), succeeded to create flour made from a cassava base (manihot utilissima). This product, called Mocavino, has already been patented.

The flour can be used as a replacement for wheat flour from the market. In making this flour, a long process was undergone for about 10 years. In carrying out this activity, the lecturers were supported by grant funds from the Campus Innovation Product Company Development Program…

18 September 2018 17:35

UKSW - Astra International Sends Students to Kupang

The Universitas Kristen Satya Wacana (UKSW) Vice Rector III of Student Affairs, Dr. Andeka Rocky Tanaamah, S.E., M.Cs, sent off the students who will join the Students Teaching for Indonesia in East Nusa Tenggara (NTT), on Monday (10 September) in the Science and Mathematics Faculty (FSM) meeting room. Ten students were sent off to join the program, which is being facilitated by the Astra Michael D. Ruslim Education Institution (YPAMDR) of PT. Astra International Tbk. through the UKSW FSM Science, Technology, and Mathematics Education Study Center (e-SisTeM). The send-off was…

18 September 2018 17:33

Media Literacy Based on Salatiga Community Local Wisdom

The Universitas Kristen Satya Wacana (UKSW) Media Literacy, Culture, and Communications Study Center (Kayalidi) held a seminar and workshop called “Media Literacy Based on Salatiga Community Local Wisdom”, at the beginning of September. This event, which was held in the Probowinoto Room, presented two speakers, Dr. Rini Darmastuti, M.Si, head of the media literacy researchers based on Salatiga local wisdom as well as the Head of the Kayalidi Study Center, and Asep Cuwantoro M.Pd., the Assistant Head of the Central Java Regional Indonesia Broadcasting Commission (KPID).

A media literacy strategy…