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The Rowdy Scholar: A Journal of Undergraduate Research & Creative Works

MSU Denver’s very own open-access scholarly research journal publishing original research and creative works, including but not limited to works prepared for classes, honors theses, or independent study by undergraduate students at MSU Denver. Any submission must be reviewed and approved by the faculty mentor. The faculty mentor ensures that the quality and impact of the work is acceptable for submission. Following submission, the editorial board for The Rowdy Scholar will review the work to ensure that the work is original and meets our rigorous publication standards. The Rowdy Scholar editorial board strives to have representation of work from diverse disciplines from across the university.

1890: A Journal of Undergraduate Research

The purpose of 1890: A Journal of Undergraduate Research is to provide undergraduate students the opportunity to demonstrate their interests and abilities in various disciplines by accepting works of research, creative writing, poetry, reviews, and art. New Plains Student Publishing uses 1890 to encourage, recognize, and reward intellectual and creative activity beyond the classroom by providing a forum that builds a cohesive academic community.

American Journal of Undergraduate Research

American Journal of Undergraduate Research (AJUR) is a national, independent, peer reviewed, open-source, no-cost-to-authors, quarterly, multidisciplinary student research journal. The journal is indexed internationally by EBSCO and Crossref, and each manuscript receives a DOInumber. AJUR‘s entire content, by invitation, is archived by the United States Library of CongressAJUR makes a unique contribution because of the high standards for content, faculty peer-review process, and the ease of accessibility to students, the public, and professionals.


Discussions is entirely peer-reviewed and produced by students. Its mission is to publish the best undergraduate research from across the nation. Discussions accepts research papers written by current undergraduate students from accredited colleges and universities around the globe. The research can be on any topic, not limited to science or engineering. A student may submit a paper from a class, as long as his/her work presents a new and innovative idea.

International Journal of Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities 

The International Journal of Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities is a peer-reviewed, open-access journal dedicated to the publication of outstanding scholarship by undergraduates and their mentors. IJURCA accepts submissions of research articles, fiction, poetry, photography, video, and other creative work from undergraduate students in all academic disciplines. Submissions are accepted on a rolling basis, to be published online after successful review.

Journal of Undergraduate Research and Scholarly Excellence 

JUR is a peer-reviewed, undergraduate journal registered with the Library of Congress that accepts submissions of any subject, from any undergraduate institution. We receive hundreds of submissions for publication every year, from institutions ranging from small liberal arts colleges to international institutions. The review process for publication includes peer, graduate, and faculty referees, ensuring that the Journal publishes competitive material that follows the Journal’s standards for academic, creative, and passionate work.

Journal of Student Research

Journal of Student Research is an Academic, Multidisciplinary, and Faculty-reviewed Student Journal (ISSN: 2167-1907) devoted to the rapid dissemination of current research. The journal seeks papers that are novel, integrative, and written in a way that is accessible to a wide audience which includes an array of disciplines. The content of the journal ranges from Applied research to Theoretical research. In general, papers are welcomed from all topics. The journal uses an automated process from manuscript submission to publication. Manuscript submission, peer review, and publication are all handled online, and the journal automates all clerical steps during peer review.

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The Rowdy Scholar is an online, open-access multi-disciplinary scholarly research journal publishing original research and creative works by undergraduate students at MSU Denver.

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