The Student Activity Unit of the Koran Study Club (UKM ASC) State University of Malang (UM) once again held a national level Qur'anic Scientific Writing, Maqalah Madlmun Alquran (MAMAQ). There are two agendas in the MAMAQ series of events, namely the Koran Scientific Writing Competition (LKTIA) and the National Seminar on Qur'anic Literature. Saturday (14/5) the ten MAMAQ finalists had the opportunity to present their papers in the final round in the Hall Floor 2 of the UM Library. Not only that, their posters were also exhibited and contested.
The finalists who entered the final came from various universities, namely the Langsa Aceh State Islamic Institute (IAIN), Gadjah Mada University (UGM), Airlangga University (UNAIR), Brawijaya University (UB), UM, Semarang State University (UNNES), Yogyakarta State University (UNY), Semarang State Polytechnic (Polines), and Madiun University of the Indonesian Teachers Association (PGRI). Previously, they had fought 42 participants in the preliminary round. The final round of MAMAQ presented seven judges with details of the four presentation judges and three poster judges. The seven judges are (1) Dr. Drs. HM Hadi Masruri, Lc., MA., M.Ag., (2) H. Faris Khoirul Anam, Lc., MHI, (3) Dr. Eny Latifah, M.Si., (4) M. Alifudin Ikhsan, S.Pd., M.Pd., (5) Dr. Yusuf Hanafi. S.Ag., M.Fil.I., (6) Andreas Syah Pahlevi, S.Sn., M.Sn., and (7) Heppy Jundan Hendrawan, S.Sn., M.Ds .. Three categories of assessment includes presentations, best posters, and best presenters.
The highlight of MAMAQ IV took place on Sunday (15/9). Previously, the ten finalists had presented their works and enjoyed field trips at the Museum of Transport and Alun-Alun Batu. Not only that, there was also a national seminar on the Koran with the theme "Acceleration of Al-Quran Literacy to Create a Generation of Rabbani with a Quranic Spirit". The seminar which took place in the 2nd Floor Hall of the UM Postgraduate Building was intended as a forum for students to study the Koran, broadcast the Koran, and echo the Koran for the sake of realizing the rabbani generation. "The rabbani generation is a generation that loves Allah, a generation that knows Allah, has a Quranic spirit by practicing the values contained in the Koran," said Alivara Lintang Maharani, MAMAQ Executive Secretary. The seminar which was attended by one hundred participants brought Dr. Ahmad Taufiq, S.Pd., M.Sc., with the material "The Koran as a Source of Scientific Writing Ideas" and Dr. Mohammad Kholisin, M.Pd.I. with the material "Realizing a Generation of Rabbani with a Quranic Spirit through Koranic Literacy".
At the end of the seminar, the winners of MAMAQ IV 2019 were announced. The winner of the presentation came from the Langsa State Islamic Institute with the title of the article "Parenting for Children in the Koran (Analysis of the Story of Imran's Wife)" as well as winning the title of Best Presenter. Meanwhile, the Best Poster Category was struck by a finalist from UM with the article title "Thoyyib: Identification System and Food Control for Leftovers, Solutions for Addressing Food Waste". Alivara hopes that next year the number of participants who take part in MAMAQ will increase and that studies of the Koran related to current issues will continue to increase. "Stay enthusiastic about broadcasting the Koran," concluded the Development Economics Department student. Diah