About the Journal

Aquila: The Florida Gulf Coast University Student Research Journal is an interdisciplinary student-centered journal with the goal of introducing FGCU students to the revision and publication process by taking critical thinking and written/creative analysis from the classroom to the wider community of scholars. Students transform their research into published articles while receiving mentorship along the way, from preparing their work for submission, to incorporating reviewer comments, to final edits before publication. Published annually, Aquila publishes undergraduate and graduate research from all disciplines and areas of scholarship.

We are happy to help you through the process of publication! For more information or for assistance on the process or how to submit, please email Dr. Eichbauer in the Office of Scholarly Innovation & Student Research at meichbauer@fgcu.edu / 239-590-1245.

To submit your article for publication:

  1. Review your essay against the Aquila Rubric. Have you addressed all of the categories?
  2. Have your faculty mentor complete the Aquila Faculty Verification and send to meichbauer@fgcu.edu.
  3. Submit your article through the publication portal. You will need to create an account, so please use an email address that you check frequently.

Publishing an article in Aquila completes the Undergraduate Research Badge.

Current Issue

Advanced Publication

Advanced publication of essays to appear in Vol. 9, no. 1 (2024)

Published: 02/08/2024

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