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Applicants for New Rector of UGM Prepare Themselves

Selection and election of  rectors of Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM) for the term of service between 2017-2022 were open on Monday 16 January. There have been responses from UGM internally and from the public. The selection committee, however, has not received any applications from candidates. Most have asked on the requirement only. ...

Society Should Not Panic Due to Anthrax Case

Recently, residents of Yogyakarta have been worried due to the case of anthrax that was found in the village of Purwosari, Kulon Progo regency, that caused deaths in several cattle. The disease is suspected to have contracted to dozens of residents. Head of a team to respond to anthrax case from Faculty of Medicine Universitas Gadjah Mad ...

Government Has to Take Side With Tourism Management

The Province of Yogyakarta Special Region as one of strategic tourism destinations has a wealth of tourism potential that have yet to be developed in the future. In spite of this fact, the assets in this province are vulnerable and in need of maintenance. The government, therefore, needs to establish clear regulations to preserve the areas of ex ...

UGM Students Join Asian Waterbird Census

Six students of Faculty of Forestry UGM's nature enthusiasts group, Mapala Silvagama, participated in the Asian Waterbird Census (AWC) 2017. The event last from 3-6 January 2017 in Segara Anakan, a lagoon bordering Nusakambangan island and regency of Cilacap in Central Java. The students are Arifatul Lutfa, Agus Kusmawanto, Adit ...

Indonesia Meets Demographic Challenge

Indonesia’s economic growth in 2016 ranked third after China and India. It means there is a big opportunity for Indonesia to be one of world’s biggest economies. Going forward, however, Indonesia has yet to meet challenges, one of those is demography. “We have the demography bonus. Now we have many young people. By 2050 ...

UGM Champion of Indonesian Varsity English Debate 2017

English Debate Society (EDS) team from Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM) has become the champion of the national Indonesian Varsity English Debate (IVED) 2017, held at Universitas Sanata Dharma Yogyakarta from 13-17 January. They also won all other awards, which are best speaker and best reply speaker.As many as 46 teams from ...

Implementing UGM Value by Empowering Children with Special Needs

Dean of Faculty of Animal Sciences UGM, Prof. Dr. Ir. Ali Agus, DAA., DEA., stated that  UGM  that was born in the fighting for independence period need to implement the mandate to deliver good use, kindness, and happiness for human. The Faculty interprets this into a more operational aspect through empowerment programme towards indepe ...

Anti-corruption Measures in 2016 Still Weak

Generally, the anti-corruption measures in 2016 were weak, especially the performance of law enforcers such as prosecutors and police force. This was the conclusion of a discussion titled Anti-corruption Outlook 2017 between four researchers of UGM Faculty of Law Centre for Anti-corruption Studies (PUKAT). The researchers are Zaenurrohma ...

UGM to Collect Cancer Genomic Data in Indonesia

Faculty of Medicine UGM plans to collect data on cancer genome in Indonesia to help better address cancer disease. The genomic and genetic data of the patients of cancer will involve doctors, paramedics, and researchers from other universities. “UGM will collect genomic data of cancer based on the Indonesian population,” UGM expert i ...

SMA Kesatuan Bangsa Winner of OLGENAS at UGM

  SMA Kesatuan Bangsa, Yogyakarta, became the champion of  National Geographic Olympiad (OLGENAS) 2017 organised by Faculty of Geography UGM from 9-13 January 2017. The runner-up was SMA Taruna Nusantara and third winner SMA Semesta. OLGENAS committee chairman, Alfian Nur Arozan Hidayattulloh, said as many as 167 teams ...