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mountaineer undergraduate research review

MURR is currently accepting original research papers, literature reviews, policy briefs, and artwork for MURR, Volume 8 until November 30th.

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WVU's student-led undergraduate research journal

Join the Editorial Review Board

In Spring 2023, undergraduate students can apply for positions including  1) Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences Reviewer , 2)  Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences Reviewer, 3)  STEM Reviewer , 4) STEM Head Section Editor, and 5) Design Editor. Applications are in mid Spring.

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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. 

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High School Essay Contest

MURR is hosting a state-wide research essay contest for high school students with cash prizes. Submissions will be accepted until March 20th.

Contest Details

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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cover Art Contest

Past Covers of MURR

The MURR Volume 8 Cover Art Contest is open now until November 30th.

Prizes will be announced soon! 

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The Editorial Review board

MURR Volume 8 (2023)

Editor-in-Chief: Teagan Kuzniar

Managing Editor: Wren King

Design Editor: Daniel Esguerra

HASS (Humanities, Arts, & Social Sciences) Review Team

Head Section Editor: Alex Dean

Section Editors: Jordan Payton, Gwendolyn Dzwil, Red Klug, Aidan Connors, and Bethanny Prascik

STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) Review Team

Head Section Editor: Thomas Wilkins

Section Editors: Raafay Uqaily, Kallie Schafner, Kamil Abbas, Zachary Ellis, Ashley McCullough, and Michael Fiala

Development and Outreach: Rachel Morris and Jacob Smothers


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Editorial Review Board Student Profiles