Daily Archives: May 27, 2009

A Long Way From Home, Ferkauf Graduate Attends to Mental Health Needs of Fellow Korean Immigrants

The usual academic demands of graduate study were compounded for Younghee “Frida” Seo, a South Korean native who recently graduated with a master’s degree from Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology’s Mental Health Counseling Program. She struggled with her English and with adjusting to a different culture; she was homesick for South Korea.

The Maccabeats Bring New Energy to Familiar Songs in Their Popular Performances

Two Yeshiva University graduation ceremonies at Madison Square Garden, a performance at the 92nd Street Y and numerous singing engagements on and off campus: that’s Yeshiva University a cappella group the Maccabeats’ brief résumé since forming two years ago. Sensing the need to bring music to the Wilf Campus, the group of 12 young men, all undergraduate students, has become a popular mainstay on campus.

Star Chemistry Student Pursues PhD in Materials Science, With a Little Help From an NSF Fellowship

When Sam Blass began studying protein crystallization with Dr. Neer Asherie, assistant professor of physics and biology, the Yeshiva College undergraduate became so enamored with nanotechnology that he decided to major in chemistry instead of his previous pre-med track.