LRI UMS Displays Herbal Supplement For Covid-19 Treatments

LRI UMS Displays Herbal Supplement For Covid-19 Treatments

Research and Innovation Institute of Universitas Muhammadiyah Surakarta (LRI UMS) sent four research results from the UMS research team to follow the 2022 MITE Expo in the series of Muktamar agendas. One of the research was from Prof. Dr. Muhtadi, M.Si who examined the Herbal Supplement from developing drugs as the medical treatment for Covid-19.

The innovation product was synergized with the standard medical drugs from the Ministry of Health or WHO. Muhtadi explained the research was conducted due to the rise in the death rate of Covid-19 patiences. The research team from Pharmacy department UMS did some research on herbal medicine formulation with limited number of volunteers to support communities and government to tackle the pandemic. “Because it is an emergency, the formulation of herbal medicine as supplement for Covid-19 medication have supported numerous patiences and alhamdulillah, it can be treated faster,” Prof. Muhtadi said, Tuesday (29/11).

Prof. Muhtadi also mentioned that to prevent and treat the Covid-19 patiences, people can use herbal medicine to enhance immunity (imunomodulator) and anti-virus. In addition, he also explained the herbal ingredients were readily available in our environment.

The research and technology expo held in Muktamar became a socialization of the research result. “In the MITE expo of Muktamar, we can use this opportunity to socialize and promote the innovative product of herbal supplements for Covid-19 treatment. We hope it can be beneficial for the broader communities in Indonesia,” Muhtadi said.

He also mentioned that the research and innovation were not only advantageous qualitatively to theoretical science, but also can be implemented to public health and welfare.

Seven UMPO Tapak Suci Athletes Are Ready to Welcome Musywil Muhammadiyah

Seven UMPO Tapak Suci Athletes Are Ready to Welcome Musywil Muhammadiyah

Universitas Muhammadiyah Ponorogo (UMPO) athletes joined the Regional Board invitation (Invitasi Pimda) 023 from last Saturday (26/11) to Wednesday (30/11). The Regional Board invitation was held to welcome the 16th Provincial Congress (Musywil) of Muhammadiyah East Java that will be organized on 24-25 December 2022.

“Tapak Suci UM Ponorogo must lead, must be champion!”, they shout to encourage themselves as Student Activity Unit (UKM) Tapak Suci UM Ponorogo.

One of the UKM Tapak Suci Board, Iqbal Nafi Nur Ikhram mentioned in this competition, UMPO sent seven athletes. The fighters prepared their various fighting styles in the art category that includes national styles of Tapak Suci and Indonesia Pencak Silat Federation (IPSI), and all match categories. To give the best performance, Iqbal and his athlete team took two months of preparation. “Therefore, we hope we can win and be the UMPO’s pride,” he said.

Furthermore, he also mentioned his hope to be the Overall Champion. “Bismillahirrahmanirrahim, we can win the overall championship. We hope we can show the best shot for our UKM, and we wish to maintain the good name of Universitas Muhammadiyah Ponorogo,” he added.

For your information, Regional Board invitation 023 Tapak Suci was held in the Expotorium, UMPO. A total of 497 athletes from various contingents in Madiun Residency competed to welcome the 16th Musywil of Muhammadiyah East Java. Besides raising sportsmanship, the agenda strengthened a good relationship for all leaders to produce great future athletes.

Diploma-3 Poltekkes Muh Makassar Graduates 100% of Students

Diploma-3 Poltekkes Muh Makassar Graduates 100% of Students

Diploma-3 Program of Medical Laboratory Technology (TLM) of Poltekkes Muh Makassar (the Health Polytechnique Muhammadiyah Makassar) held the Oath-taking Ceremony and Gathering in Gammara Hotel, Makassar on Thursday (24/11). It was attended by all Polytechnique leaders, academic civitas, alumni, students, and their relatives.

The Head of Medical Laboratory Technology mentioned that they officially graduated 100% of their 117 students. “Alhamdulillah, this year, Poltekkes Muh Makassar has received the Permit for Diploma-4 Medical Laboratory Technology establishment. InsyaAllah, in 2023, we will be ready to open admission,” he added.

Dr KH Mustari Bosrah MAg, the Chairman of the Daily Advisory Board, highly appreciated all graduate parents and relatives for their support in entrusting Poltekkes Muh Makassar as their children’s campus. “I want you, my students, to prepare yourselves for knowledge and skills, regardless of religion, ethnicity, and nationality,” he said.

On this occasion, the Director of Health Polytechnique Muhammadiyah Makassar, Dr. H. Effendy Rasiyanto, M.Kes. congratulated the alumni for their degrees in Healthcare Associates (A.Md.Kes). The student who got the highest GPA score, Andiri Tri Widyastuti Salam, A.Md.Kes, was also appreciated for her achievement in studying Medical Laboratory Technology.

Furthermore, the lecturers and instructors were also received  in several categories. According to the Director of Poltekkesmu Makassar, it can motivate them to develop and improve their performance in Poltekkesmu Makassar.

Menko PMK RI Praises the Rapid Development of UMGO

Menko PMK RI Praises the Rapid Development of UMGO

Coordinating Minister for Human Development and Culture (Menko PMK) RI, Prof. Dr. Muhadjir Effendy M.A.P. visited UMGO and held an audience with academic civitas of Universitas Muhammadiyah Gorontalo (UMGO). The Minister team received a warm welcome from the Rector of UMGO, Prof Dr. Abd Kadim Masaong, MPd with UMGO academic civitas and students in David Bobihoe Akib Indoor Building of UM Gorontalo, Friday (25/11).

In his remarks, Prof Kadim Masaong mentioned that personally and on behalf of the institution highly appreciated the Menko PMK due to his willingness to meet all academic civitas of UMGO.

UM Gorontalo currently has five faculties and 21 study programs with thousands of students. UMGO had prominent programs, familiarly known as the four-month Capacity and Character Building of Freshmen (PPKKMB) since 2021 full in the dormitory for new students. The third batch in 2022 was integrated from the Independent Learning Independent Student (MBKM) which is similar to taking 20 Credit Hours,” he said.

The Rector continued as an Islamic campus, the PPKKMB aimed to implement the tagline of UMGO. “To have a strong faith, knowledge, good character, and great soft skills,” he said. Kadim highlighted that the four elements were in line to result in qualified graduates as outputs, and InsyaAllah it will be beneficial for religion, nation, and the communities nearby,” he added.

Furthermore, in front of hundreds of freshmen, Prof Muhadjir expressed his pride to see the rapid development of UM Gorontalo. “For the dormitory program (PPKKMB), I support the program that has been integrated into the MBKM, it is really good. Especially the launching of student dormitories or rusunawa. I still remember it was inaugurated by President Jokowi and I had accompanied him and many other ministers. I hope UMGO will establish other dormitories,” he hoped.

The former minister of education also asked the students to keep learning and to keep preparing and adapting to the rapid information technology development due to the high probability in the working world. “The students should understand and implement the Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity, and Ambiguity (VUCA). Where the future working world will face an unstable transformation with high probability and complex complications that have disrupted us. Therefore, we should prepare ourselves to face the industrial world ahead,” he said.

Lastly, he also highlighted the 5C tradition for the students. The 5C tradition can encourage students to be future leaders. “First, the students should have critical thinking. Second, communication skills, and third, collaboration. Fourth, creativity to create a breakthrough, and fifth, confidence. You can prepare for your first four months in the dormitory to organize discussion forums to think critically and create varied soft skills including writing, speaking, and mastering the foreign language,” he concluded.

After the meeting, the Minister had dinner and held an audience with the Heads of the Bureau, the Deans, and the Head of Departments. Also attending the gathering, the Rector of UM Gorontalo, Prof. Dr. Abd. Kadim Masaong, M.Pd., the Coordinating Minister of PMK, Prof. Dr. Muhadjir Effendy, M.A.P., the Vice Rector II, Dr. Salahudin Pakaya, the Vice Rector III, Dr. Apris Ara Tilome, the Head of General Affairs and Finance, Ramlah Alkatiri, M.Si., academic civitas, and dormitory students.

Followed by 408 Institutions, UMPR Students Bagged Medals in the 2022 POMNAS

Followed by 408 Institutions, UMPR Student Won Medal in 2022 POMNAS

Ricky Nur Huda, the Information Technology department, the Faculty of Teacher Training and Education (FKIP), Universitas Muhammadiyah Palangkaraya (UMPR) won third place in Taekwondo at the 2022 National Student Sports Week (POMNAS). The POMNAS is a prestigious tournament in higher education in both private and state universities. The 17th POMNAS in 2022 would be held from 17 to 26 November 2022 at Universitas Negeri Padang, West Sumatera.

The POMNAS has various competitions from varied sports branches, one of them being Taekwondo. “For Taekwondo, it was held on Sunday (20/11),” Ricky said in a statement.

According to him, he has been through a long preparation to face the 2022 POMNAS. “Because I should prepare everything optimally, including practicing to build my physical stamina,” he said. Ricky was proud of his achievement to prove his hard work paid off.

“Thank you to all academic civitas in Universitas Muhammadiyah Palangkaraya who support me, with moral and material support. And for the cheers who boost my confidence and motivation,” he said.

Dr. Sonedi, M.Pd, the UMPR Rector also appreciated Ricky’s achievement. “Although he comes from outside Indonesia, Ricky was successful in mastering the martial arts and won third place in the 17th POMNAS. This achievement is something to be proud of for UMPR,” he said.

On this occasion, 2.985 athletes from 408 higher education institutions competed in the POMNAS which was held at Universitas Negeri Padang. The POMNAS also raised the theme “To Create Excellent Students towards Golden Indonesia” with the motto “Magnificent, Friendly, and Respectful”. As reported by the Pers Conference of the Ministry of Education, Research, and Technology, the POMNAS participants were the representatives of 34 Provincial Boards of the Indonesian Student Sports Association in Indonesia.

The New Leaders of Muhammadiyah and ‘Aisyiyah

The New Leaders of Muhammadiyah and ‘Aisyiyah

The Seventh Plenary Session of the 48th Muktamar (National Congress) Muhammadiyah officially extended and reelected Prof. Haedar as the Chairman of Muhammadiyah and Prof. Abdul Mu’ti as the Secretary-General for 2022-2027. The plenary session that was conducted in Edutorium Building, Universitas Muhammadiyah Surakarta attended by all Muktamar participants throughout Indonesia, Sunday (20/11). The 13 Board members had been announced by the Election Commission, Dahlan Rais.

Congratulations to the Chairman and Secretary-General of Muhammadiyah and ‘Aisyiyah2
The Chairman and Secretary-General of  ‘Aisyiyah

Furthermore, the Tenth Plenary Session of Muktamar ‘Aisyiyah assigned Dr. Salmah Orbayinah as the Chairwoman of ‘Aisyiyah Central Board for 2022-2027 and Dr. Tri Hastuti Nur Rochimah as the Secretary-General. The 13 Board members also included several names that represented the young generation. It also highlighted Dr. Siti Noordjannah Djohantini’s statement in the opening speech of the first Plenary Session, last 6 November. “In the future, ‘Aisyiyah should progress, it should accelerate faster than the dynamics in this period,” she explained, as reported on the muktamar48 account.

Congratulations and good luck, the Chief and Secretary-General of Muhammadiyah and ‘Aisyiyah for Progressive Islam.

Google Scholar Assistant To Encourage World-Class Postgraduate Lecturers

Google Scholar Assistant To Support World-Class Postgraduate Lecturers

Postgraduate Lecturers of Universitas Muhammadiyah Surabaya (UM Surabaya) organized the activation assistant of Google Scholar citation in improving the capacity of postgraduate lecturers to publish scientific works on a national and international scale.

The postgraduate program is committed to supporting the acceleration program of excellent accreditation of UM Surabaya in 2023.

Located on the 9th floor of the Attauhid Tower building, UM Surabaya, it was attended by 20 lecturers. Also attending on this occasion, Prof Abd Hadi and Dr. Sholikhul Huda, M.Fil.I, the Director and Secretary of the Postgraduate program. Head and Secretary of Indonesian Language and Literature department, Dr. Ali Nuke and R Panji Hermoyo, M.Pd; Head and Secretary of Sharia Economics department, Dr. Isma Swadjaja, M.EI, and Muerida Isnawati, MH; the Head and Secretary of Islamic Studies, Dr. Arfan Muammar, M.Pd.I and Dr Fazlurrahman Hadi, M.Pd.I also attended the program. On this occasion, Dr. Mudakir, M. Kep opened the workshop by delivering remarks.

Furthermore, Dr. Sholikhul Huda, M.Fil.I, the Secretary of the Postgraduate program representing the Director mentioned that it becomes a part of the Postgraduate program to elevate the academic capacity and scientific publication of the postgraduate lecturers. So the development target of the Postgraduate program as the Social Humanities center and research center can be established,” he said on Thursday (17/11).

On the other hand, Dr. Mudakir, M.Kep highly appreciated the program. “I appreciate the Google Scholar assistant from the Postgraduate program because it will support the improvement of UM Surabaya Webometrics and will affect the postgraduate program where their scientific works will be an educational reference on a national and international scale”.

Muhammadiyah Pre-Congress Bagged 39 Board Candidates

Muhammadiyah Pre-Congress Bagged 39 Board Candidates

The Pre-Congress (Tanwir) of Muhammadiyah was held on Friday (18/11) in Mohammad Djazman Auditorium, Universitas Muhammadiyah Surakarta, Sukoharjo, Central Java.

The opening ceremony of the pre-congress of Muhammadiyah and ‘Aisyiyah broadcasted through the Muhammadiyah youtube channel. Meanwhile, the decisions were announced on the tvMu youtube channel. In pre-congress, the Election Commission, Dahlan Rais mentioned that the e-voting finished on time. “I am thankful that Tanwir (pre-congress) has been conducted as we planned,” he said.

Furthermore, Secretary of the Election Commission, Budi Setiawan read the pre-congress results. He also explained that the total number of pre-congress members should be 202, but only 197 participants had attended.

Pre-Congress Results

The pre-congress selected 39 board candidates, including:

  1. Anwar Abbas has 190 votes
  2. Syamsul Anwar has 182 votes
  3. Haedar Nashir has 175 votes
  4. Saad Ibrahim has 170 votes
  5. Abdul Mu’ti has 166 votes
  6. Dadang Kahmad has 165 votes
  7. Hilman Latief has 165 votes
  8. Syafiq A Mughni has 164 votes
  9. Amirsyah Tambunan has164 votes
  10. Busyro Muqoddas has 164 votes
  11. Agus Taufiqurrahman has 150 votes
  12. Imam Ad Daruquthni has 147 votes
  13. Agung Danarto has 146 votes
  14. Marpuji Ali has 142 votes
  15. Muhadjir Effendy has 141 votes
  16. Ary Anshori has 137 votes
  17. A. Dahlan Rais has 134 votes
  18. Sofyan Anif has 130 votes
  19. Muhammad Ziyad has 125 votes
  20. Khoirudin Bashori has 122 votes
  21. Muhammad Sayuti has 121 votes
  22. Ma’mun Murod has 120 votes
  23. Irwan Akib has 118 votes
  24. M Agus Samsudin has 115 votes
  25. Hajriyanto Y Thohari has 113 votes
  26. Fathurrahman Kamal has 109 votes
  27. Armyn Gultom has 107 votes
  28. Zakiyuddin Baedhowi has 106 votes
  29. Agus Sukaca has 105 votes
  30. Hamim Ilyas has 103 votes
  31. Untung Cahyono has 103 votes
  32. M Rizal Fadilah has 103 votes
  33. Budi Setiawan has 100 votes
  34. Ambo Asse has 99 votes
  35. Bambang Setiaji has 99 votes
  36. Ahmad Khairudin has 99 votes
  37. Asep Purnama Bahtiar has 97 votes
  38. Syaifullah has 97 votes
  39. Lastly, Saidul Amin has 91 votes.


Prof. Haedar Nashir, the President of Muhammadiyah Central Board, ended the pre-congress agenda by delivering his remarks. In the following days, the first and second Plenary Sessions and the election of Muhammadiyah Central Board members will be held.

Rangga Adam Punjabi, an Outstanding UMSIDA Karate Athlete

Rangga Adam Punjabi, an Outstanding UMSIDA Karate Athlete

His name is Rangga Adam Punjabi, a psychology student of Universitas Muhammadiyah Sidoarjo (UMSIDA) who brought a good reputation in Karate competition, Yogyakarta Open Tournament 2022. The competition held in the middle of October became his dozenth victory. He won the first place in the men’s Kata Individual category and the second place in the men’s Kumite 60 kilos individual. In the championship, approximately one thousand participants followed to fight.

Rangga Adam mentioned that several competitions that he has followed made him aware of the competitive atmosphere. “Moreover, the other reasons are to increase the record of achievement and to encourage friends, especially in the Karate student activity unit,” he said. He also received prize money from winning that he used to pay the tuition fee and savings.

Due to his busy schedule to study in UMSIDA, he carefully organized his time in studying and practicing Karate. In addition, he was appointed to be a Psychology Laboratory assistant in his department. To perform optimally, he determined his routine schedule to practice, followed his coach, and got an optimum nutrient intake.


Rangga’s Achievements

Currently, Rangga who is the seventh semester has bagged various medals and awards, including:

  1. The first place of men’s Kata Individual category in National Karate Virtual Competition UNJ Cup, Jakarta in 2021.
  2. The second place of men’s senior Kata Individual in Shinjin International Championship in Central Java.
  3. The third place of men’s Kata Individual category in Young Guns International Virtual Competition in Bandung, 2021.
  4. and many other achievements.
UMRI Rector Inaugurates 8 Deans and 2 Campus Officials

UMRI Rector Inaugurates 8 Deans and 2 Campus Officials

Located in KH Ahmad Dahlan Building, the Rector of Universitas Muhammadiyah Riau (UMRI), Dr H Saidul Amin MA inaugurated eight deans and two campus officials in UMRI for 2022-2026. The inauguration was conducted on Tuesday (15/11).

Eight deans who recently inaugurated including the Dean of Engineering Faculty, Dr Indra Hasan MT; the Dean of Mathematics, Natural Science Faculty, and Health Science, Prasetya MSi; the Dean of Economics and Business Faculty, Mizan Asnawi SE MEc Dev; the Dean of Communication Science Faculty, Jayus SSos M.I.Kom; the Dean of Computer Science Faculty, Doni Winarso MKom; the Dean of Teacher Training and Education Faculty, Pratama Benny Herlandy MPd; the Dean of Law Science Faculty, Raja Desril SH MH, and the Dean of Islamic Studies Faculty, Dr Santoso MSi. On the other hand, two campus officials who have been inaugurated were the Director of Academic and Student Administration, Dr Jupendri SSos M.I.Kom and the Chairman of Islamic and Muhammadiyah Studies, Afdhal SUd MPI.

In his remarks, the Rector of UMRI mentioned that besides having the role to lead, the Deans must concern the development of the faculties ahead. “You are the leader, so it’s your duty to be a role model and embrace (every potency) in your faculty for the improvement. So in the end, the goal is excellent accreditation,” Saidul Amin said.

On this occasion, the Rector also explained various accomplishments that have been achieved in years. He also mentioned the other program’s progress, including to build international collaboration with neighboring countries comprising Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, and Brunei Darussalam. In the following years, UMRI will establish cooperation with Egypt through Universitas Al-Azhar and many other Universities in Africa.

In the middle of the inauguration, UMRI received waqf from Hj. Jumrotin, a big plot of land of 1,600 square meters estimated at 1,7 billion rupiah. Later, it will be used to build Tajdid Center in the Main Campus of UMRI.