Maryland Center for Undergraduate Rresearch at the University of Maryland

Publishing Your Research in Undergraduate Research Journals

  • On Campus

    The Catalyst Research Journal is a new journal focusing on bioengineering, biomedical engineering, and related fields. The Catalyst was created by a group of undergraduate students who came together with an idea to increase student interest and involvement in research on campus. Students may submit articles online.

    Interpolations is a refereed online journal showcasing superior student writing from the English Department's First Year Writing Program. These essays represent the finest work--a combination of compelling ideas and outstanding writing--being produced by our academic community's newest members. This journal is an effort to foster our students' voices in the University of Maryland's ongoing academic discourse. In addition to the thought provoking essays that appear in the journal, there will eventually be forums for the entire university community to respond to these papers so that a real visible dialogue can occur in this space.

    Janus: the University of Maryland Undergraduate History Journal is the history journal created in the fall of 2000 by a group of undergraduate history students at the University of Maryland and features writing relevant to the study of history. The journal seeks to grant students a voice in the academic world by providing a chance to publish their work and participate formally in scholarly debate.

    The Paper Shell Review is the University of Maryland's undergraduate journal of essays on literary topics and book reviews. Founded in 2010, The Paper Shell Review is the University of Maryland's annual journal of critical essays on literary topics. The journal is published by and for undergraduate students at the university.
    Undergraduate students from any accredited institution of higher education may submit papers to The Paper Shell Review. Submissions are generally accepted from October to mid-February -- the final deadline for the Spring 2015 issue will be posted here during the fall semester. For University of Maryland students, essays submitted before the end of December will receive best consideration. Contact the papershellreview@gmail.com for more information.

    Powerlines To that end, Powerlines is a peer-reviewed, student-run online journal that is housed within the Department of American Studies at the University of Maryland, College Park. We are committed to the belief that interdisciplinarity, in all of its contestations, is a critical necessity in the study of the cultures of everyday life and the cultural constructions of identity and difference. The journal facilitates current conversations that are shaping the field of cultural studies with a call for papers that welcomes submissions once a year.

    Scientific Terrapin is a bi-annual peer-reviewed journal which publishes articles in the fields of life sciences (biology, chemistry, biochemistry, and ecology), applied sciences (engineering, mathematics, computer science, physics, and goelogy), and social sciences (economics, government and politics, psychology, business, and sociology). Articles must be 5-6 pages single spaced (up till 10 pages including tables/figures), formatted in 12 pt Times New Roman font with 1 in. margins in .doc(x) or .pdf files. You may submit your manuscript online.

    Stylus is a journal of literature and art consists of art, prose, poetry and multilingual pieces submitted by University of Maryland undergraduate and graduate students. Their reading period is from September to February, and our final deadline is January 31st. Students are encouraged to submit early in the year in order to receive detailed feedback on their work. The journal accepts up to five pieces per genre, though some students may be invited to submit more. The work is put through a rigorous, anonymous review process.

  • Off Campus

    The following journals accept submissions from any undergraduate student, regardless of his/her institutional affiliation.

    Off-Campus Journals in All or Multiple Disciplines

    Directories of Undergraduate Research Journals

    Undergraduate Journals Covering Multiple or All Disciplines

    • American Journal of Undergraduate Research (AJUR) (Oswego State University of New York) American Journal of Undergraduate Research (AJUR) is a national, independent, peer reviewed, open-source, quarterly, multidisciplinary student research journal. The journal is indexed by EBSCO. The editorial board of AJUR consists of about forty subject editors in a wide variety of fields. AJUR was established in 2002

    • Discussions is the Undergraduate Research Journal of Case Western Reserve University and is dedicated to publishing the best undergraduate research from across the country.

    • Journal of Young Investigators: The Undergraduate Research Journal JYI's mission is to improve undergraduate science training by providing innovative, high-quality educational experiences in science writing, publication and the peer-review process. JYI is dedicated to representing undergraduate research in biological/biomedical sciences, physical sciences, mathematics and engineering, psychology and social sciences. We not only publish submissions from undergraduate students but also allow them to experience the editorial side of scientific publication. Student editors working with their faculty advisers review submissions from their peers and determine whether that work is acceptable for publication in JYI.

    • Pittsburgh Undergraduate Review The review process of PUR is structured after that of professional academic journals. An editorial board composed of undergraduates evaluates each submission on the basis of quality of scholarship. Papers meeting these standards are sent to two faculty referees with expertise in the paper's topic. Papers that contribute to their field, as determined by the faculty referees, will be published.

    • Stanford Undergraduate Research Journal an annual peer-reviewed publication of research articles written primarily by Stanford undergraduates, but also well-qualified students at other institutions, from all academic fields.

    • Student Pulse: the International Student Journal Student Pulse is an open-access academic journal that highlights the work of students at the undergraduate level and above. The journal publishes work across a range of academic disciplines with a particular focus on the social sciences, arts, and humanities.

    Off-Campus Journals in the Arts and Humanities

    General/Multidisciplinary

    • Apollon Undergraduate EJournal (Berea College) We are an undergraduate ejournal in the humanities focused on producing annual issues of excellent, peer reviewed work from participating colleges and universities across a range of disciplines and embracing the array of intellectual approaches valued by humanistic inquiry. We maintain a broad definition of the humanities by including within our purview English, Foreign Languages and Literatures, Music, Theater, History, Classics, Art History, Design, Philosophy, Religion, Peace and Social Justice Studies, Women's Studies, and regional studies, as well as papers from associated disciplines that engage in humanistic forms of inquiry such as qualitative and theoretical work in Psychology, Sociology, and Anthropology, among others.

    • Anemoi (New College of Florida) Anemoi, a scholarly journal produced by students under the sponsorship of Dr. David Rohrbacher at New College of Florida in Sarasota, will release its next issue in May 2015. Anemoi is dedicated to publishing original critical and analytical papers from all disciplines within Classics, Medieval and Renaissance, and Early Modern Studies. Because this journal seeks to provide a voice and publication opportunities for new scholars, only undergraduate work will be considered.

    • Forbes & Fifth (University of Pittsburgh) Forbes & Fifth, a journal produced by Dietrich School undergraduates at the University of Pittsburgh, and sponsored by the Office of Undergraduate Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity, unites works of research, creative writing, and scholarly articles under the banner of interdisciplinary collaboration.

    • Intersect: The Stanford Journal of Science, Technology and Society (Stanford University) Intersect is an international Science, Technology, and Society research journal run by undergraduate students at Stanford University and supported by the Program in STS. It welcomes undergraduate, graduate, and PhD submissions at the intersection of history, culture, sociology, art, literature, business, law, and design with science and technology. The journal's submissions are not exclusive to Stanford affiliates and generally span several continents.

    • Journal of Young Investigators: The Undergraduate Research Journal JYI's mission is to improve undergraduate science training by providing innovative, high-quality educational experiences in science writing, publication and the peer-review process. JYI is dedicated to representing undergraduate research in biological/biomedical sciences, physical sciences, mathematics and engineering, psychology and social sciences. We not only publish submissions from undergraduate students but also allow them to experience the editorial side of scientific publication. Student editors working with their faculty advisers review submissions from their peers and determine whether that work is acceptable for publication in JYI.

    • Intersections (University of Washington, Seattle) Since 1993, intersections has featured challenging student work from a variety of disciplinary locations. In 2009 intersections significantly expanded both its scope and presence, and is now accessible online from anywhere. intersections now features expansive capstone theses, research projects, and essays in the arts, humanities, and social sciences.

    • The Lamar Journal of the Humanities (Lamar University) The Lamar Journal of the Humanities is published at least once each year by the College of Arts and Sciences of Lamar University-Beaumont. Papers of interdisciplinary or general interests in the fields of literature, history, contemporary culture, and the fine arts are appropriate for submission. Languages accepted are English, German, French, and Spanish.

    • Philologia: Undergraduate Research Journal (Virginia Tech) Philologia is Greek for "scholarship, love of learning," a title that embodies the objectives of the journal. The journal was created for the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences at Virginia Tech and accepts liberal arts research from all thirteen Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) universities

    • Valley Humanities Review (Lebanon Valley College) features essays on topics such as literature, history, religion, philosophy, art, art history and foreign languages)

    Off-Campus Journals in the Arts and Humanities by Subject or Discipline

    American Studies

    • NeoAmericanist NeoAmericanist is an inter-disciplinary online journal for the study of America. We are focused on reaching out to universities and the general public to create an e-journal that pushes the boundaries of scholarship and theory, and blurs the lines between academic disciplines and popular knowledge about America. Published bi-annually NeoAmericanist is a journal available for anyone who aspires to participate in the study of the United States of America.

    Asian Studies

    • Columbia Undergraduate Journal of South Asian Studies (CUJSAS) (Columbia University) The Columbia Undergraduate Journal of South Asian Studies (CUJSAS) is a web-only academic journal based out of Columbia University. The journal is a space for undergraduates around the world to publish their original research on South Asia (Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, & Sri Lanka) from both the social sciences and humanities. As such, CUJSAS is multi-disciplinary, which primarily reflects the movement of the field of South Asian studies to avoid notions of academic provincialism.

    • The Wittenberg University East Asian Studies Journal The Wittenberg University East Asian Studies Journal is a widely accepted and highly regarded journal, which is completely written, edited, and published by undergraduate students. The student staff selects academic articles and creative pieces having to do with East Asia, regardless of whether they are written from a Chinese, Japanese, Korean, or integrative perspective. No limitations are placed on the academic area from which works are written, as writings from all disciplines are welcome. Pieces come from undergraduates at Wittenberg as well as around the world.

    Classics

    • Anemoi (New College of Florida) Anemoi, a scholarly journal produced by students under the sponsorship of Dr. David Rohrbacher at New College of Florida in Sarasota, will release its next issue in May 2015. Anemoi is dedicated to publishing original critical and analytical papers from all disciplines within Classics, Medieval and Renaissance, and Early Modern Studies. Because this journal seeks to provide a voice and publication opportunities for new scholars, only undergraduate work will be considered.

    English and Writing

    • Allegheny Review (Allegheny College) We are now accepting submissions for our 2015 edition. Feel free to submit any nonfiction, fiction, or poetry for consideration (preferably in a Word document for formatting purposes).

    • The Oswald Review (University of South Carolina Aiken) Established in 1999, The Oswald Review is the first intercollegiate refereed journal of criticism and research in the discipline of English. Published annually, it accepts submission in the field of English from undergraduates in this country and abroad. A faculty member's endorsement is required.

    • Criterion (Brigham Young University) Criterion is a Journal of Literary Criticism published by the Department of English at Brigham Young University in collaboration with the Future Scholars Program. It is an annual journal dedicated to publishing excellent literary analysis and criticism produced by undergraduate and master's students.

    • First-Gen Voices: Creative and Critical Narratives on the First-Generation College Experience (Loyola Marymount University) First-Gen Voices: Creative and Critical Narratives on the First-Generation College Experience is a peer-reviewed journal of creative writing, visual and recorded art, and scholarly work from the first-generation college community (i.e.: students, faculty, and staff whose parents have not completed a bachelor's degree from an institution in the United States). Founded in the spring of 2014, this journal is sponsored by the First To Go Program at Loyola Marymount University, which provides academic support and engagement opportunities for first-generation college students.

    • Public Writing (a Cultural Studies Journal for Undergraduate Writers provides a lively and provocative online forum for undergraduate writers who are engaged in critique of contemporary, historical, public ideas)

    • The Wittenberg University East Asian Studies Journal The Wittenberg University East Asian Studies Journal is a widely accepted and highly regarded journal, which is completely written, edited, and published by undergraduate students. The student staff selects academic articles and creative pieces having to do with East Asia, regardless of whether they are written from a Chinese, Japanese, Korean, or integrative perspective. No limitations are placed on the academic area from which works are written, as writings from all disciplines are welcome. Pieces come from undergraduates at Wittenberg as well as around the world.

    • Women's Web Work: The (K)New WWW: An Undergraduate, Multimedia Journal about Black Women's Histories & Lives This online journal is a piece in the puzzle of being made whole again. It is a place that takes Black Women's stories, tears, joys, frustrations, fears and creates a safe place. We hear and represent all Black women here, because there are truly no limits in showing who we are. You thought you knew who Black Women were? Well, let us reintroduce you: Welcome to Women's Web Work... where Black Women happen!

    • Young Scholars in Writing: Undergraduate Research in Writing and Rhetoric (University of Missouri-Kansas City) Young Scholars in Writing: Undergraduate Research in Writing and Rhetoric is a refereed journal dedicated to publishing research articles written by undergraduates in a wide variety of disciplines associated with rhetoric and writing.

    Global Studies and International Affairs

    • Hemispheres: The Tufts University Journal of International Affairs Since its creation in 1976, Hemispheres: The Tufts University Journal of International Affairs, remains the oldest publication committed to publishing distinguished research produced by undergraduates students. The journal addresses a variety of social, economic, political, and legal issues, both contemporary and historical, within the framework of international relations. Selected through a double-blind peer review process, the articles contained in the journal reflect the diverse views of students from across the United States and around the world.

    • Middle Ground Journal (The College of St. Scholastica) This is a collection of peer-reviewed academic world history essays and articles. We invite and encourage anyone interested in teaching, researching, or studying world history and global studies to contribute and comment.

    • World Outlook: Undergraduate Journal of International Affairs (Dartmouth College) World Outlook is a student-run, peer-reviewed international affairs journal at the Dickey Center for International Understanding at Dartmouth College. We publish outstanding work by Dartmouth students and undergraduates worldwide.

    History

    • Armstrong Undergraduate Journal of History (Armstrong State University, Georgia) Armstrong Undergraduate Journal of History is an online journal edited and produced by undergraduate students at Armstrong State University. The journal is dedicated to promoting undergraduate students’ research interest in history and their writing skills. The journal is also hoped to strengthen the collaborations in learning between undergraduates and graduates, students and faculty, and history majors and those from other study fields. All submissions will be fully refereed in a blind reviewing process by history professors and graduate students from Armstrong and other universities.

    • Columbia Undergraduate Journal of History (Columbia University) The Columbia Undergraduate Journal of History is a publication of the Undergraduate History Council at Columbia University. To solicit material, the Undergraduate History Council asks professors from history departments across the United States and internationally to nominate the most outstanding undergraduate work from their classes. We review all nominated articles, and then select the most exemplary among them to be published in the Journal.

    • History Matters: An Undergraduate Journal of Historical Research (Appalachian State University) History Matters is an undergraduate history journal that is published annually on this website by the Department of History at Appalachian State University. The journal is edited by undergraduates with the help of a faculty board.

    • NeoAmericanist NeoAmericanist is an inter-disciplinary online journal for the study of America. We are focused on reaching out to universities and the general public to create an e-journal that pushes the boundaries of scholarship and theory, and blurs the lines between academic disciplines and popular knowledge about America. Published bi-annually NeoAmericanist is a journal available for anyone who aspires to participate in the study of the United States of America.

    • Middle Ground Journal (The College of St. Scholastica) This is a collection of peer-reviewed academic world history essays and articles. We invite and encourage anyone interested in teaching, researching, or studying world history and global studies to contribute and comment.

    • Michigan Journal of Political Science (Political Science, History, and/or Political Economy)

    Medieval and Renaissance/Early Modern Studies

    • Anemoi (New College of Florida) Anemoi, a scholarly journal produced by students under the sponsorship of Dr. David Rohrbacher at New College of Florida in Sarasota, will release its next issue in May 2015. Anemoi is dedicated to publishing original critical and analytical papers from all disciplines within Classics, Medieval and Renaissance, and Early Modern Studies. Because this journal seeks to provide a voice and publication opportunities for new scholars, only undergraduate work will be considered.

    Middle Eastern Studies

    Philosophy

    • Aporia (Brigham Young University) Aporia is an undergraduate journal of philosophy at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. Aporia is published twice yearly: an online edition in the fall, and a print edition in the spring. The staff of Aporia consists of philosophy students at Brigham Young University.

    • Aporia (Dartmouth College) Aporia is a national philosophy journal published biannually by Dartmouth undergraduates. We release issues every fall and spring; the spring issue will feature papers that have been selected to be read at the Dartmouth Conference. A primary goal of Aporia is to showcase high quality undergraduate work in philosophy and act as a catalyst for engaging students in the puzzles inherent in the world around us. Aporia accepts submissions from students at any college or university.

    • The Dualist Undergraduate Journal (Stanford University) The Dualist is a national undergraduate philosophy journal published by Stanford University undergraduates. Its purpose is to offer students from all universities an opportunity to participate in a normally inaccessible part of academic life—the production and publication of papers for general philosophical readership. Established in 1993, The Dualist has since become the most renowned and prestigious undergraduate philosophy journal in the U.S., featuring thoughtful articles authored by undergraduates around the world.

    • Episteme (Denison University) Episteme is a student-run journal that aims to recognize and encourage excellence in undergraduate philosophy by providing examples of some of the best work currently being done in undergraduate philosophy programs. Episteme is published under the auspices of Denison University’s Department of Philosophy.

    • Prolegomena (University of British Columbia) Prolegomena is the undergraduate philosophy journal published by the University of British Columbia Philosophy Students’ Association. Although Prolegomena has always been an open access journal, it was re-launched in 2012 as a blog interface to allow readers to engage in critical discussion online about the articles posted.

    • The Yale Philosophy Review an annual journal that showcases the best and most original of philosophic thought by undergraduate students, worldwide, on a broad range of philosophic topics, as well as book reviews and interviews of philosophic content).

    Women's Studies

    • On Our Terms: The Undergraduate Journal of the Athena Center for Leadership Studies @ Barnard College On Our Terms is an online, peer-reviewed, academic journal of women and leadership. Produced under the auspices of the Athena Center for Leadership Studies at Barnard College, this publication features scholarship by undergraduates from across the globe seeking to enhance our generation’s discourse on the theme. We are a journal created for students, by students, and our goal is to provide a platform for student thought, debate, and voice through the publication of original academic articles and multimedia pieces.

    • Women's Web Work: The (K)New WWW: An Undergraduate, Multimedia Journal about Black Women's Histories & Lives This online journal is a piece in the puzzle of being made whole again. It is a place that takes Black Women's stories, tears, joys, frustrations, fears and creates a safe place. We hear and represent all Black women here, because there are truly no limits in showing who we are. You thought you knew who Black Women were? Well, let us reintroduce you: Welcome to Women's Web Work... where Black Women happen!

    Off-Campus Journals in Business and Economics

    Business and Finance

    • Bentley Microfinance Review (Bentley College) The Bentley Microfinance Review is a student-run and student-edited academic journal similar to the law review models found in many of the finest U.S. law schools and publishes high quality scholarly research that significantly informs and contributes to the fields of microfinance, microenterprise, and community development.

    • Michigan Journal of Business (Ross School of Business, University of Michigan) The Michigan Journal of Business seeks to publish papers relating to business, broadly defined. This means that papers written in relations to Accounting, Economics, Finance, Marketing, Management, Operations Management, Information Systems, Business Law, Corporate Ethics, and Public Policy all qualify for submission. We do seek papers that are research-oriented–your paper should have something new, in terms of content or in terms of analysis, to offer to the academic world. We also encourage students to use an interdisciplinary approach to analyzing a topic, which often yields interesting and novel papers.

    Economics

    • Illinois Wesleyan University Undergraduate Economic Review The UER is a peer-reviewed journal aimed at promoting high quality undergraduate research. It is supported by the Department of Economics and The Ames Library at Illinois Wesleyan University.

    • Issues in Political Economy (Elon University) Issues in Political Economy is committed to supporting and encouraging quality undergraduate research in all areas of economics.

    • Michigan Journal of Business (Ross School of Business, University of Michigan) The Michigan Journal of Business seeks to publish papers relating to business, broadly defined. This means that papers written in relations to Accounting, Economics, Finance, Marketing, Management, Operations Management, Information Systems, Business Law, Corporate Ethics, and Public Policy all qualify for submission. We do seek papers that are research-oriented–your paper should have something new, in terms of content or in terms of analysis, to offer to the academic world. We also encourage students to use an interdisciplinary approach to analyzing a topic, which often yields interesting and novel papers.

    • SS-AAEA Journal of Agricultural Economics (Oklahoma State University) The SS-AAEA Journal of Agricultural Economics is an annual online publication of the Student Section of the American Agricultural Economics Association. The journal consists of agricultural economics articles written and submitted by undergraduate students to the annual AAEA undergraduate paper competition. However, papers may be submitted directly to the Journal if the student cannot attend the AAEA annual meetings. Papers of high quality are accepted into the journal for publication. The first article listed in each publication is the winning paper for that year, but all articles are deemed to be outstanding by the agricultural economics profession.

    Off-Campus Journals in the Social Sciences

    General/Multiple Disciplines

    • Journal of Young Investigators: The Undergraduate Research Journal JYI's mission is to improve undergraduate science training by providing innovative, high-quality educational experiences in science writing, publication and the peer-review process. JYI is dedicated to representing undergraduate research in biological/biomedical sciences, physical sciences, mathematics and engineering, psychology and social sciences. We not only publish submissions from undergraduate students but also allow them to experience the editorial side of scientific publication. Student editors working with their faculty advisers review submissions from their peers and determine whether that work is acceptable for publication in JYI.

    Anthropology

    Political Science

    Psychology

    • Journal of Psychological Inquiry (Fort Hays State University) We are proud to be one of the few journals to accept contributions exclusively from undergraduate students.

    • Modern Psychological Studies (University of Tennessee-Chattanooga) Modern Psychological Studies (MPS) is a psychological journal devoted exclusively to publishing manuscripts by undergraduate students. We are continuously seeking quality manuscripts for publication, and will consider manuscripts in any area of psychology. Although MPS primarily focuses on results from experimental research, there are also publication opportunities for theoretical papers, literature reviews and book reviews.

    • Psi Chi Journal of Psychological Research (Psi Chi International Honor Society in Psychology) The Psi Chi Journal of Psychological Research educates, supports, and promotes professional development, and disseminates psychological science. Only original, empirical manuscripts that make a contribution to psychological knowledge are published. Authors are Psi Chi members at the undergraduate, graduate, and faculty level.

    • The Yale Review of Undergraduate Research in Psychology (Yale University) The Yale Review of Undergraduate Research in Psychology is an annual journal that showcases the best and most original research in psychology conducted by undergraduates from around the world. We publish research in all areas of psychology, including clinical, developmental, cognitive, and social psychology. Our goal is to contribute to the scientific advance by encouraging serious, quality research early in students' academic careers. We provide a platform for undergraduate scientists to share their findings, and aim to bring together a community of young psychologists from both the United States and abroad.

    Off-Campus Journals in Science and Engineering

    General/Multidisciplinary Journals in Science and Engineering

    • American Journal of Undergraduate Research (AJUR) (Oswego State University of New York) American Journal of Undergraduate Research (AJUR) is a national, independent, peer reviewed, open-source, quarterly, multidisciplinary student research journal. The journal is indexed by EBSCO. The editorial board of AJUR consists of about forty subject editors in a wide variety of fields. AJUR was established in 2002

    • Catalyst: Rice Undergraduate Science Research Journal (Rice University)

    • Harvard Science Review (Harvard University)features articles in a wide variety of fields, ranging from Astronomy to Zoology.

    • Intersect: The Stanford Journal of Science, Technology and Society (Stanford University) Intersect is an international Science, Technology, and Society research journal run by undergraduate students at Stanford University and supported by the Program in STS. It welcomes undergraduate, graduate, and PhD submissions at the intersection of history, culture, sociology, art, literature, business, law, and design with science and technology. The journal's submissions are not exclusive to Stanford affiliates and generally span several continents.

    • Journal of Young Investigators: The Undergraduate Research Journal JYI's mission is to improve undergraduate science training by providing innovative, high-quality educational experiences in science writing, publication and the peer-review process. JYI is dedicated to representing undergraduate research in biological/biomedical sciences, physical sciences, mathematics and engineering, psychology and social sciences. We not only publish submissions from undergraduate students but also allow them to experience the editorial side of scientific publication. Student editors working with their faculty advisers review submissions from their peers and determine whether that work is acceptable for publication in JYI.

    • National Undergraduate Research Clearinghouse accepts any scientific manuscript. They can be empirical studies or literature reviews and from any scientific discipline.

    • Philologia: Undergraduate Research Journal (Virginia Tech) Philologia is Greek for "scholarship, love of learning," a title that embodies the objectives of the journal. The journal was created for the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences at Virginia Tech and accepts liberal arts research from all thirteen Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) universities

    • URC (Undergraduate Research Community) Undergraduate Research Journal for the Human Sciences The URC Undergraduate Research Journal is an annual online national, reviewed journal dedicated to the publication of undergraduate student research. The twofold purpose of the journal is to foster and reward the scholarly efforts of undergraduate human sciences students as well as to provide a valuable learning experience. The articles represent primarily the work of the undergraduate student(s). Faculty members, who deserve recognition, are identified by an asterisk next to their names.

    Off-Campus Journals in Sciences and Engineering by Subject or Discipline

    Agriculture and Life Sciences

    Bioengineering

    Biology

    • BIOS (Beta Beta Beta, National Biological Honor Society) Beta Beta Beta believes that research is not finished until its results are shared with others. To promote that goal and assist students in learning how to complete the publication process, the society offers its members the unique opportunity to publish their undergraduate work in the pages of its journal, BIOS.

    • Fine Focus (Ball State University) First undergraduate research journal in Microbiology.

    • MarSci: Online Journal for Undergraduate Research in the Marine and Aquatic Sciences Welcome to the MarSci website! Here you will find information on how to submit content for future publications, ways to become more involved, and past publications. We at MarSci strive to be more professional, have more content, and increase the diversity of contributions. We also hope to increase student involvement, particularly from other universities.

    Chemistry

    Environmental Science and Sustainability

    • Consilience: The Journal of Sustainable Development (Columbia University) Consilience is an online journal dedicated to promoting interdisciplinary dialogue on sustainable development. This journal aims to bring students, researchers, professors, and practitioners from a variety of disciplines and geographical regions in direct conversation with each other through an online, academically rigorous medium. Consilience publishes scholarly articles, opinion pieces, field notes, editorial columns and photo essays. By providing a public platform for discussion, we hope to encourage a global community to think more broadly, thoroughly, and analytically about sustainable development. The journal is run by a team of undergraduate and graduate students, under the guidance of faculty from Columbia University in the City of New York.

    Health and Medicine

    • Journal of Science and Health at The University of Alabama (JOSHUA) The Journal of Science and Health at The University of Alabama (JOSHUA) is an undergraduate research journal.Submissions are now being accepted for the twelfth issue and should include topics with societal or ethical implications, emerging methodologies or fields, et cetera. Undergraduate students from other institutions may submit; however, priority will be given to those who conducted their research at UA.

    • McGill Journal of Medicine: An International Forum for the Advancement of Medical Science by Students The McGill Journal of Medicine (MJM), published biannually in print, is an international, peer-reviewed publication run entirely by the medical and science students of McGill University. The MJM offers all students an opportunity to publish the results of their scientific research or to contribute commentaries about pressing issues of the day.

    Kinesiology

    • International Journal of Exercise Science The primary aim of the International Journal of Exercise Science is to engage undergraduate and graduate students in scholarly activity as authors and reviewers as they develop into professionals. In accordance with this aim, on manuscript submissions it is mandatory that at least one author be a student that has played a prominent role in the overall study.

    Mathematics

    • Crux Mathematicorum (Canadian Mathematical Society) Crux Mathematicorum is an internationally respected source of unique and challenging mathematical problems published by the CMS. Designed primarily for the secondary and undergraduate levels, and also containing some pre-secondary material, it has been referred to as "the best problem solving journal in the world". All the problems and solutions are fully peer-reviewed for clarity, completeness and rigour by academic and professional mathematicians. Crux includes an "Olympiad Corner" which is particularly helpful for students preparing for math competitions.

    • Furman University E-Journal of Undergraduate Math (Furman University)

    • Involve: A Journal of Mathematics Involve showcases and encourages high-quality mathematical research involving students from all academic levels. The editorial board consists of mathematical scientists committed to nurturing student participation in research.

    • Journal of Young Investigators: The Undergraduate Research Journal JYI's mission is to improve undergraduate science training by providing innovative, high-quality educational experiences in science writing, publication and the peer-review process. JYI is dedicated to representing undergraduate research in biological/biomedical sciences, physical sciences, mathematics and engineering, psychology and social sciences. We not only publish submissions from undergraduate students but also allow them to experience the editorial side of scientific publication. Student editors working with their faculty advisers review submissions from their peers and determine whether that work is acceptable for publication in JYI.

    • Morehead Electronic Journal of Applicable Mathematics (MEJAM) (Morehead State University) The Morehead Electronic Journal of Applicable Mathematics (MEJAM) is an interdisciplinary journal, sponsored by Morehead State University, which publishes the work of undergraduate students. The goal of MEJAM is to provide a refereed outlet for undergraduates in any discipline to publish quality papers and see the results quickly.

    • Rose-Hulman Institute of Undergraduate Math Journal (Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology) The Rose-Hulman Undergraduate Mathematics Journal is devoted entirely to papers written by undergraduates on topics related to mathematics. Although the authors need not be undergraduates at the time of submission or publication, the work must have been completed before graduation. The journal will be distributed freely in an electronic format (PDF) from the journal's web site.

    • SIAM Undergraduate Research Online (SIURO) (Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics) SIAM Undergraduate Research Online (SIURO) is a web-based publication devoted to undergraduate research in applied and computational mathematics. The publication represents a wide range of applied topics, including but not limited to, analysis, discrete mathematics, statistics, operations research, optimization, dynamical systems, modeling, and computation. Typical areas of application include but are not limited to, physical, life, financial, and management sciences and engineering.

    Neuroscience

    Physics

    • Journal of Undergraduate Research in Physics (a peer-reviewed, online journal of the Society of Physics Students (SPS) and Sigma Pi Sigma, the physics honor society. JURP is devoted to archiving research conducted by undergraduate students in physics and its related fields, and is a vehicle for the exchange of ideas and information by undergraduate students. Papers in experimental physics, theoretical physics, or educational research in physics are welcome.)

Maryland Center for Undergrauate Research at the Uniersity of Maryland

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