Scholars and Alumni Article

Writer : Wendi Wijarwadi

Major : University of Minnesota Twin Cities (UMTC)

Title : Lebaran Multikultural Ala Amerika (published in Republika, 2016)

Pelaksanaan Lebaran di Amerika menyajikan sesuatu yang jauh berbeda dengan suasana Lebaran di Indonesia. Dua hal yang paling dominan adalah malam takbiran yang sunyi dan perayaan Lebaran dalam nuansa multikultural.Read More

Title : Usaid to Send Indonesian Professionals to US Under Scholarship Program. (published in Jakarta Globe, Writer: Sarah Yurniani, 2016)

Title : Wadubes AS lepas 47 penerima beasiswa USAID. (published in Antara News, Writer: Dyah Dwi A, 2016)

Title : Berbekal Beasiswa, 47 Mahasiswa RI Siap Belajar di AS. (published in Okezone, Writer: Afriani Susanti, 2016)

Writer : Hasrul

Major : Politeknik Negeri Ujung Pandang (PNUP)

Title : 2 Dosen PNUP Ikut Pelatihan Wirausaha di Washington (published in Tribun Timur, 2016)

Politeknik Negeri Ujung Pandang (PNUP) mengutus dua dosen mengikuti pelatihan Entrepreneurship Training Program di kota Washington dan Iowa Amerika Serikat. Read More

Writer : Dewi Kartikawati Ningsih

Major : University of Nebraska Medical Centre

Title : Nursing Documentation: Culture Perception, Motivation, and Commitment (Study in Paru Batu Hospital Malang East Java Indonesia) (published in Global Journal of Business and Social Science Review, 2015)

Nowadays the healthcare culture is an important factor in learning and improving service processes (Chi, Chia, and Ya-Ling 2012). According to Chi, Chia and Ya-Ling (2012) a study conducted by Kotter and Heskett (1992) explained that culture in healthcare has a strong direct impact on its ability to manage human resources as well as services to patients. Read More

Writer : Dewi Kartikawati Ningsih

Major : University of Nebraska Medical Centre

Title : Plague as a Biological Weapon of Mass Destruction (published in Jurnal Ilmu Keperawatan, 2013)

Indonesia is an archipelago country lies on the pacific ring of fire, which has a greater risk for disaster due to its geographic location. Indonesia had experienced both natural disaster and man made disaster. However, now days man made disaster often occurred that lead towards destruction of human mankind. Read More

Writer : Catherine Setiawan

Major : Economic and Financial Policy, Cornell University

Title : Pengalaman Internship di United Nations (published in Indonesia Mengglobal, 2015)

Last summer, I did an internship in the United Nations (UN) in New York City for almost three months starting June 2015 until August 2015. Interning in the UN has broaden my perspective and enriched my experienced in working outside of my home country, Indonesia. It also increased my connections because I was interacting with people all over the world. In my unit, for example, we have twelve people from eleven countries. Read More

Writer : Catherine Setiawan

Major : Economic and Financial Policy, Cornell University

Title : Kuliah Pascasarjana ke Amerika Dengan Beasiswa USAID Prestasi (published in Indonesia Mengglobal, 2015)

Biaya pendidikan di Amerika Serikat (AS) yang mahal, bukan menjadi alasan kita untuk berhenti berharap dalam melanjutkan kuliah ke Negeri Paman Sam. Beberapa beasiswa yang ditawarkan kepada warga Indonesia, bisa dimanfaatkan, seperti misalnya Fulbright, LPDP, Presidential Scholarship dan beasiswa saya sendiri, USAID PRESTASI. . Read More

Writer : Irma Hidayana

Major : Public Health, Montclair State University

Title : Should the Government Partner with Baby Food Companies? (published in Jakarta Post, 2013)

Two years ago (on Dec. 22, to be exact), the government of Indonesia officially joined the global movement Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN). The initiative aims to eliminate stunting in babies and infants, which is running at a high rate of 36 percent among children under 5 years of age in Indonesia. Read More

Writer : Pungky Widiaryanto

Major : Forestry, Michigan State University (Alumni)

Title : REDD: Reducing decentralization (published in Jakarta Post, 2012)

On Oct. 22, the House of Representatives endorsed formation of the province of North Kalimantan and regencies of Pangandaran, South Coast Lampung, South Manokwari and Arfak Mountains. A study jointly conducted by researchers from the London School of Economics (LSE), the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and South Dakota State University (SDSU) found that advancement in regional autonomy could make it more difficult for Indonesia to meet the deforestation target as the main objective of Reducing Emission from Deforestation and Forest Degradation Plus (REDD+). Read More

 

Writer : Mimin Dwi Hartono

Major : Sustainable International Development, Brandeis University (Alumni)

Title : Disasters and Human Rights Protection (published in Jakarta Post, 2012)

The government of Indonesia is hosting the fifth Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (AMCDRR) in Yogyakarta, which comes on the heels of the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction on Oct. 13. Both events show global concern about disasters.

Disasters almost always cause casualties, destroy livelihoods and damage infrastructure development that has been achieved only with great effort over many years. The eruption of Mt. Merapi in 2010, for example, killed 339 people and caused Rp 3.5 trillion (US$364 million) in economic losses. From a human rights perspective, disasters have reduced the fulfillment of the rights to economic and social development such as education, healthcare and housing, not to mention increasing people’s vulnerability to human rights violations. Read More

Writer : Kristian Adi Putra

Major : TESOL, Arizona University

Title : Mengurai Benang Kusut Pembelajaran Bahasa Inggris (published in Radar Lampung, 2012)

Dalam orasi ilmiah ketika pengukuhannya sebagai guru besar tetap Universitas Lampung (Unila), Prof. Ag. Bambang Setiyadi, M.A., Ph.D. mengatakan, pengajaran bahasa Inggris secara umum bisa dikatakan gagal. Hal ini disebabkan mayoritas lulusan SMA tidak mampu menggunakan bahasa Inggris untuk berkomunikasi. Read More