Explorations is an interdisciplinary journal open to all undergraduate students from all disciplines who have conducted research or creative scholarship under faculty mentorship at Texas A&M University.

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Timeline for Authors: Volume 11

Dates Description
6-Feb-19 Synopsis Submission Deadline
22-Feb-19 Synopsis acceptances will be issued by this date.
1-on-1 meetings with Explorations editors to refine your synopsis in preparation for a full manuscript submission.
20-Mar-19 Full Manuscript Deadline
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12-Apr-19 Full manuscript acceptances will be issued by this date.


1-on-1 meetings with Explorations editors to refine full manuscripts in preparation for the final article submission. Contact editorial teams with questions.
10-May-19 Final article, original files, faculty approval, and required paperwork deadline
Summer semester Articles undergo two additional rounds of editing by LAUNCH staff and a professional editor. Authors must stay in contact with Explorations staff to manage edits and approvals, and to answer any questions staff may have about article content or design.
Call for cover artwork.
November 2019 Journal Release

Submission Deadlines: Volume 12

Submission Type Who can submit? Deadline
Synopsis Any undergraduate who conducted research at TAMU 3 February 2020 at noon
Full Manuscript Only by invitation after synopsis review 18 March 2020 at noon
Cover Artwork Any undergraduate at TAMU May 2020

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