The Covid-19 pandemic in Indonesia has been ongoing since early 2020, caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 19 (SARS-CoV-2). By 2023, there were more than 61 million confirmed cases in Southeast Asia; by May 2023, around 767 million people worldwide were infected. As of May 31, Indonesia has reported more than 6.8 million positive cases of Covid-19, with a death toll of around 161 thousand. However, the number of Covid-19 survivors is also quite large. As many as 87.4% of survivors still feel persistent symptoms, including chronic fatigue and shortness of breath.
Kanisha Suryadinarta and Makayla Maulida Noviar's faces lit up as their homemade gimbab was served. The Korean specialty sits on a simple table alongside food from other countries, such as sandwiches and barbeques made from meat or vegetables. Kanisha and Kayla were among the English For Holidays (EFH) participants in the Culinary Day held in the courtyard of Ki Ageng Suryometaram Building, Faculty of Language Arts and Culture UNY. Interestingly, the Culinary Day chefs consisted of children aged 4-18 eager to process food ingredients into delicious dishes.
Nurul Huda considers that there is still no specific instrument to measure students' Multiple Intelligences (MI) in basketball games and optimize intelligence in winning competitions. As a former athlete, this encouraged her to start research on Multiple Intelligent (MI) with her dissertation entitled "Development of Multiple Intelligence-Based Basketball Game Assessment Model in High School." Nurul believes that this research is very useful for PE teachers. Similar tests do not exist at home and abroad, and basketball games have no MI.
Universitas Negeri Yogyakarta opened a new study program in the 2023/2024 academic year, the Doctoral Program in Engineering Science at the Faculty of Engineering. According to the Dean of the Faculty of Engineering, Prof. Herman Dwi Surjono, Ph.D., the purpose of opening this study program is to provide opportunities for the community to develop and deepen their knowledge in the engineering field, especially the doctoral degree.
Universitas Negeri Yogyakarta (UNY) provides an opportunity for children and teenagers aged 4-18 years old to fill their vacation period to learn English in a fun way through English for Holidays (EFH). During the program, the participants enjoyed a Grand Campus Tour, games, culinary day, and other creative activities to improve their English skills.
Three Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences UNY students can participate in the international student mobility program for one semester. Mediana Ramadhani (Biology study program) was accepted at the University of Szeged, Hungary; B Narayani (Chemistry study program) to the University of Galway, Ireland, and Dayu Arinda (Chemistry study program) will study at Maastricht University Netherlands.
One way to improve the quality of math learning is by using technology. As a free, dynamic, and interactive mathematics application program, GeoGebra can support mathematics learning in schools. "GeoGebra was developed by Markus Hohenwarter in 2001. According to Hohenwarter and Fuchs, GeoGebra is very useful as a medium for learning mathematics," said Assoc. Prof. Dr. Hutkemri Zulnaidi from the Department of Mathematics and Science, Universiti Malaya.
The Department of Civic Education of Yogyakarta State University (UNY) celebrated its 60th anniversary by holding a seminar titled "Transformation and Actualization of Civics Education in the Era of Society 5.0". Through this theme, the Department of Civic Education of UNY sees the need for the readiness of the world of education in facing the era of society 5.0. Through this seminar, lecturers, students, and alums can examine the important role of civic education in responding to the increasingly complex challenges of social and national life.
Onten Purbasari, a student with a deaf disability, successfully defended her thesis entitled Learning of Fine Arts and Characteristics of Fine Art Works of Deaf Students of SLB Ma'arif Muntilan in front of the final examination examiners on June 14, 2023. Sari, her nickname, is a student of the Fine Arts Education Study Program, Faculty of Language, Arts and Culture UNY class of 2019.