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Welcome to Elements

undergraduate research journal of boston college


was founded in September 2004 by a group of twenty undergraduate students. The journal published its first issue in May of 2005, featuring research articles written by Boston College undergraduates along with shorter special features. The goal of the publication is to become a forum for the exchange of original ideas within and across disciplines at the university. Staff members read and evaluate all submitted manuscripts and select the best articles on the basis of quality of scholarship as well as readability. Faculty members are occasionally consulted to assist staff members in the evaluation process.

Elements is now published as an online Open Access journal!


Important Dates

  Spring 2016 Submission Deadline:

December 1st, 2015

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Current Issue

Elements Spring 2015 Cover

Elements Spring 2015 Issue

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