Post date: 05/01/2015 - 11:15

Tuesday, December 30, 2014 was a precious day for Dr. Sahraini, the lecturer of State Islamic Institute of Palopo, South Sulawesi. She passed her open dissertation defense for doctoral promotion in YSU Graduate School.

Her dissertation entitled “Model Evaluasi Internal Kompetensi Guru Bahasa Inggris (Model_EIKGBI) SMA (An Internal Evaluation Model for High School English Teacher Comopetencies)” was defended before the board of examiners consisting of Prof. Kumaidi, Ph.D. and Prof.... Read More ...

Post date: 31/12/2014 - 10:06
Observing Balinese Starlings in the West Bali National Park

Excursions to ecological sites provide the students the opportunity to conduct practicums and observations on flora and fauna living in the sites. They are Siti Efiyati, Arellea Revina D, Novita Setyawati, and Mardentri Rahma, the students of the Biology Department. From November 20th-24th, 2014, they joined an excursion to West Bali National Park, Bali. This western part of the island has a rich biological diversity. There are more than 160 species of flora and fauna in the site and... Read More ...

Post date: 30/12/2014 - 15:58

The population of arthropods is high due to their high adaptation ability. One of the habitats of arthropods is soil. Soil arthropods are small animals such as insects, spiders, and mites. They range in size from microscopic to several inches in length. Most live near the soil surface or in the upper three inches. Arthropods improve soil quality by creating structure through burrowing, depositing fecal pellets, controlling disease-causing organisms, stimulating microbial activity,... Read More ...

Post date: 29/12/2014 - 15:41
Facial Mask from Aubergine Skin Extract

In Indonesia, Aubergine is a common vegetable which is eaten as raw or cooked vegetable. The blue or purple aubergine skin has a rich nutrient benefit for health that is anthocyanin pigments. This anthocyanin pigments are beneficial for rejuvinating skin and providing anti-cancer substances.
Four students of the Mathematics and Natural Sciences initiated the idea of making a facial mask from aubergine skin extract. By extracting the anthocyanin pigments contained in the aubergine skin... Read More ...

Post date: 29/12/2014 - 08:56
Western and Indonesian Make-Up Exhibition at the Faculty of Engineering

The department of make-up and beauty theraphy held a bridal make-up exhibition joined by the third and fifth semester students of the department in the main hall of the Faculty of Engineering on Tuesday, December 23rd 2014. The middle part of the hall was transformed into a catwalk. The bridal make-up exhibition was a final project for Western Bridal Make-Up and Indonesian Bridal Make-Up courses.
Yuswati, M.Pd., the head of the department said that the exhibition was also aimed at... Read More ...

Post date: 24/12/2014 - 09:33
YSU Students Won Medals in the Asean University Games 2014

Asean University Games organized by the AUSC (Asean University Sport Council) is held once every two years. 20 sports were in this year competition, which was joined by 11 member countries of the Association of Southeast Asia Nation (ASEAN). This year’s competition was conducted in Jakabaring Sport City, Palembang, South Sumatra from Desember 10th to 21st 2014. The Indonesian contingent have sucessfully topped the medal results with 66 gold medals, 78 silver medals, and 46 bronze medals. At... Read More ...

Post date: 19/12/2014 - 08:38
Public Administration Department Students Association Held a Mangrove Planting Program

Saturday (December, 13 2014), members of the Public Administration Department Students’ Association of the faculty of social sciences, participated in the ‘mangrove planting program’ conducted to commemorate the anniversary of the students’ association.
There were more than 90 students of YSU Public Administration Department and the Faculty of Forestry of University of Gadjah Mada. The community in the nearby neighbouhood were also invited to participate in the program, including Baros... Read More ...

Post date: 18/12/2014 - 16:14

To transfer and share the knowledge, YSU partnerships with universities overseas should be built and developed.
One of the efforts to build the partnership is by initiating cooperation with other universities. In realising this idea, YSU Faculty of Social Sciences representatives visited the Faculty of Humanities, Curtin University, Australia. Associate Dean for Students’ Affairs, Terry Irenewaty, M.Hum., joined by the Head of Social Sciences Education Department (Sugiharyanto, M.Si... Read More ...

Post date: 17/12/2014 - 08:19
Teaching Practice for Graduate Students of the Basic Education Program

One of the subjects in the Basic Education program at the postgraduate school of Yogyakarta State University is teaching practice. This subject is similar to one at the undergraduate education program, but with a more enhanced content and demanding tasks. If the teaching practice in the undergraduate level is for preparing the students to be teachers by providing guidance from senior teachers, principal and lecturers during their teaching practice at schools, the teaching practice for... Read More ...

Post date: 12/12/2014 - 14:37
Morinda Citrifolia Liin Dried Agar as an Alternative to Snack

Morinda has been used for making herbal medicine for treating several illnesses. Processed into the form of capsules and squeezed to make juice, it has been widely consumed though some people avoid its pungent smell.
The idea of incorporating Morinda extract into an enjoyable snack consumed on a daily basis was apparently interesting for these three students of the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences. They are Wulan Sari Ningsih, Purnamasari Pargusta, Wening Nurwulan, and... Read More ...