YOGYAKARTA- A faculty is part of university. The progress of a university is determined not only by internal but also external matters. Self-evaluation can be done but external input needs to be gained. It will become synergistic if both are incorporated during the Anniversary of the Faculty. Such thing has been done by Faculty of Biology during its eleventh Anniversary.
“We organise various events, not only involving Faculty of Biology, but also external groups as a synergistic form and evaluation material,” Dra.Upiek Ngesti W.A., DAP & E, M.Kes, one of the Anniversary committee members, said on Thursday (5/8).
Upiek added that the event that involved external groups can be made the means for self-reflection, self-evaluation and self-coordination, as well as an attempt to keep building and rejuvenating work spirit in science and technology generally and the progress of educational system at faculty level for the public. This is also to increase communication between members of academic community in the Faculty of Biology, with alumni and families or the public,” she said.
In response to that, the Anniversary committee will organise drawing competition for pre-kindergarten, kindergarten and elementary school children under the theme of My Green Jogja, My Green World. Participants will include children of UGM staff and lecturers and school children in Yogyakarta. The event is held on Sunday, 8 August 2010 from 08.00-13.00 hours in Faculty of Biology UGM.
“Registrations are open from 21 July - 6 August 2010 for a fee of Rp25 thousand,” Upiek said. Indonesian Arts Institute (ISI) Yogyakarta and UGM. "Registrations can be done at parasitology laboratorium or biochemical laboratorium of UGM during office hours,” Upiek ended her explanation.