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MURR is currently accepting research manuscripts for Volume 6.

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Read the submission guidelines and watch an explanatory video on how to submit your article through the Research Repository:
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Browse all issues on the Research Repository here

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WVU's student-led undergraduate research journal

Join the Editorial Review Board

Undergraduate students can apply to positions including (1) Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences Head Section Editor, (2) Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences reviewers, (3) STEM Head Section Editor, (4) STEM Reviewers, and (5) Junior Design Editor. 

Deadline April 16, 2021.

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Journal Policies & Submission Guidelines

Learn who can submit to MURR, how to submit to MURR, and what the formatting requirements are for the journal. 

Submission Guidelines 

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Student Publication Opportunities

MURR advances opportunities for WVU students by providing an outlet for publishing scholarly and creative works while deepening their engagement within their field of study. By contributing to MURR, students play an active and critical role in reinforcing WVU’s reputation as a very high research-intensive, land grant university.


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Past Covers of MURR

The MURR, Volume 6 Cover Art Contest is open now.

Winners are eligible to receive a $150 prepaid MasterCard! 

 Learn More about the Cover Art Contest Here 

The Editorial Team

MURR Volume 6 (2021)


Editors-in-Chief: Jeffrey Petty and Teagan Kuzniar

Managing Editors: Zachary Gilpin and Wren King

Head Section Editor (STEM): Gwendolyn Nurkiewicz

Head Section Editor (HASS): Julean Bender

Design Editor: Caitlyn Wilczek

Section Editors (STEM): Aaron Malkowski, Ellena Gemmen, Janna Kleinsasser, Katherine Lee, Rachel Winslett, Savannah Hays

Section Editors (HASS): Alex Dean, Emily Ogden, Jordan Payton, Kailey Basham

Copy Editors: Kaley Vestal

Graduate Advisor: David Sokolov


Faculty Advisors: Kevin Walden, Dr. Michelle Richards-Babb, and Dr. Ian Harmon

Faculty Reviewers: TBA


To learn more about the MURR Volume 6 Editorial Review Board, please click the button below:

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