Yost To Present Research At Heidelberg’s ‘[email protected]’ Conference

TIFFIN, OH – Meghan Yost of Mexico is among a record number of students who will present their research Feb. 19 as part of Heidelberg University’s 22th annual “[email protected]” Student Research Conference.

Working with faculty mentor Dr. Marc O’Reilly, Yost, a senior majoring in History and Political Science, will present “To Join or Not to Join: Turkey’s EU Accession Struggle.”

Heidelberg hosts the Student Research Conference annually each spring semester as a way to increase student interest and knowledge in academic research and scholarship.

The event is designed to recognize, honor and reward academic excellence and give students an opportunity to experience the conference format of academic inquiry.

Earlier this month, 21 faculty members presented their research to demonstrate the conference format and model presentation skills for students.

The keynote speaker this year is noted sports psychologist Dr. Dan Gould, director of the Institute for the Study of Youth Sports and professor of kinesiology at Michigan State University.

Founded in 1850, Heidelberg offers 30 majors, 29 minors and 10 pre-professional programs, awarding the bachelor of arts, bachelor of science, bachelor of music degrees, as well as master’s degrees in education, counseling, business administration and music.

Affiliated with the United Church of Christ, Heidelberg has been ranked for 26 consecutive years as one of the top colleges in the Midwest by U.S. News and World Report.

For more information visit the web site at www.heidelberg.edu