University of Arkansas

03/09/2018 | News release | Distributed by Public on 03/09/2018 00:39

Deadline for Undergraduate Researchers to Submit to Discovery Journal Is May 2


Photo by Fred Miller; Cover Design by Gail Halleck

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. - Discovery, the undergraduate research journal of the Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences, is inviting submissions for the Fall 2018 issue (Vol. 19).

Degree-seeking undergraduate students with a major or minor within Bumpers College conducting research in cooperation with a faculty mentor at the University of Arkansas are encouraged to submit their papers by the deadline, May 2. Discovery offers students an opportunity to publish research accomplishments in a citable format, to develop skills needed in graduate school, to enhance the value of a bachelor's degree in the job market, and to prepare students overall for careers in the areas of food, agriculture, the environment and human quality of life.

Please visit the new Discovery Journal website within the ScholarWorks institutional repository website, still featuring Instructions for authors, previous editions of Discovery and other helpful information Students should submit through ScholarWorks when the submit button becomes available. Students should also arrange to meet with the managing editor, Gail Halleck, Division of Agriculture Communications, 110 Agriculture Building, 575-5670 or [email protected]

ScholarWorks is the institutional repository for the University of Arkansas.

'[email protected] highlights a growing collection of faculty publications, presentations, student work and teaching materials.' Adding Discovery to the repository should make the submissions process more streamlined, while 'enhancing the visibility, availability, and impact' of student papers (@ScholarWorks--About page). Visit for more information and the University of Arkansas Open Access Policy.