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Deadline: October 16, 2020 at noon or until positions are filled

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MURR volume 5 is here

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MURR, Volume 5 will be published online November 9, 2020. Visit the Research Repository to catch up on all previously issued volumes.

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The Editorial Team

MURR Volume 5 (2019-2020)


Editors-in-Chief: Jeffrey Petty and Zachary Gilpin

Head Section Editor (STEM): David Sokolov 

Head Section Editor (HASS): Julean Bender

Design Editor: Caitlyn Wilczek

Subsection Editors (STEM): Gwendolyn Nurkiewicz, Janna Kleinsasser, Katherine Lee, Rachel Winslett, Savannah Hays and Teagan Kuzniar

Subsection Editors (HASS): Emily Ogden, Kailey Basham, and Kaley Vestal

Copy Editors: Benjamin Luikart, Isabelle Hidalgo, and Amelia Jones


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

Faculty Reviewers: Dr. Corey Colyer, Dr. Jessica Allen, Dr. Ed Sabolsky, Dr. Tina Moroose, Dr. Lesley Cottrell, Dr. Chares Mupamombe, Dr. Cangliang Shen, Dr. Cinthia Pacheco, Dr. Melanie Page, Dr. Emily Perdue, Kristina Olson, Dr. Radhica Ganapathy, and Dr. Kate Staples


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