The Yale Undergraduate Research Journal was established in spring 2020 and is the first reviewed publication to span the disciplinary breadth of research conducted by Yale students. Twice a year, YURJ publishes recent work from the humanities, social sciences, and STEM fields online and in print.
The Yale Historical Review provides undergraduates an opportunity to have their exceptional work highlighted and encourages the diffusion of original historical ideas on college campuses by providing a forum for outstanding undergraduate papers covering any historical topic.
XULAneXUS is a refereed online journal that publishes the scholarship of Xavier University of Louisiana undergraduates. First published in 2002, the journal is sponsored by the Center for Undergraduate Research and Graduate Opportunity and originally funded in part by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. XULAneXUS publishes undergraduate research in every academic discipline at Xavier through annual or bi-annual online volumes. The journal is divided into four sections: Research Manuscripts, Creative Scholarship, Scholarly Notes, and Service-Learning Analyses. Submissions are reviewed by an interdisciplinary editorial board consisting of faculty and students. The journal supports a wide range of submissions, including traditional research manuscripts, scholarly essays, visual and audio representations of creative scholarship, and multimedia components embedded within manuscripts.
Xchanges is an interdisciplinary Technical Communication, Writing/Rhetoric, and Writing Across the Curriculum journal, which publishes two issues annually from its home in the English Department at the University of New Mexico. Our Fall issue each year features undergraduate research. Our Spring issue features graduate-student research. In each undergraduate issue, we publish theses and research projects of upper-level undergraduate students. Our graduate-student issues feature MA- and Ph.D.-level original research from emerging professionals in our focal fields. We receive submissions from students from a wide array of institutions across the country and abroad. Our faculty review board, comprised of TC, Comp/Rhet, and WAC faculty from throughout the U.S., reviews these submissions on a “blind” basis. We welcome undergraduate and graduate students in these disciplines to submit their work to Xchanges, either as traditional articles or as multimodal “webtexts.” Please see our “Submission Information” tab for more information.
The WPI Undergraduate Research Journal (WURJ) provides a venue to share impressive research achievements with the campus and larger academic community. Published annually in the spring semester, WURJ features high-quality articles written by undergraduate students presenting findings from interactive qualifying projects (IQPs), major qualifying projects (MQPs), independent study projects, and class projects. WURJ is completely organized by a panel of graduate student volunteers that reviews and selects submissions based on rigorous criteria, and the review process is competitive.
As colleges and universities include the work of Joss Whedon in courses on media studies, history, psychology, religion, race and gender studies, cultural studies and more students continue to produce Whedon scholarship at the undergraduate level. Slayage provides a forum for publishing graduate and professional scholarship. In its tenth year of publication Watcher Junior, a peer-reviewed online journal, remains committed to doing the same for undergraduate work in Whedon studies.
The Virginia Journal of Gender Studies is the only undergraduate research publication in the United States dedicated to feminist and queer scholarship. The journal was founded to provide opportunities for undergraduate students to contribute their research to the field of women, gender, and sexuality studies, as well as to increase access to academic publishing.
The Vassar College Journal of Philosophy is a student-run publication supported by the Philosophy Department of Vassar College. Dedicated to both quality and accessibility, it seeks to give undergraduate students from all disciplines a platform to express and discuss philosophical ideas. The Journal is published once a year, in the spring, both in print and online.
The Vanderbilt Undergraduate Research Journal (VURJ) is a joint venture between faculty and students that is sponsored by the Office of the Provost. It is the university’s premier venue for multidisciplinary student research.
The Vanderbilt Historical Review (VHR) is the first and only journal of history at Vanderbilt. The publication seeks to show the importance of studying the past through its semiannual publication of historical research. Topics may cover a wide range of disciplines, including economics, politics, anthropology, and more. The editorial board leads a blind review process in which historically accurate, interesting, and creative articles are critiqued. Undergraduate students at any university are encouraged to submit their work. The journal provides a forum of academic debate over relevant historical questions.