The Journal of Undergraduate Sciences is the nation’s premiere peer-reviewed scientific journal dedicated to original research done by undergraduates and high school students. Written and published by students for students, the journal publishes articles in fields ranging from astronomy to zoology. As a collaborative effort among undergraduates, graduate students, and professors, JUS is a forum in which students can participate in the frontiers of science and become acquainted with the important scientific issues. Additionally, JUS encourages undergraduates to gain valuable experience by communicating their research to an audience of peers. Through its activities, JUS seeks to vitalize interest in science and its many implications for society.