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Student Journals

NKU hosts several journals for student research and creative activity. These journals serve to engage undergraduate and graduate students in scholarly activity as authors and reviewers as they develop into professionals.  

Nýsa, The NKU Journal of Student Research


ISRCA publishes a journal of student research to engage and acknowledge the involvement of students in research and creative scholarly activity. Nýsa seeks to publish the best of undergraduate and student research from NKU. Click for more information!




Features research papers and critical essays pertaining to all areas of literary studies. Submissions and submission questions should be sent to

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Loch Norse Magazine

A student-based undergraduate literary magazine published annually by NKU.

Kentucky-wide journal of Student Research and Creative Activity

Honors students can submit their work for publishing in The Compass, an NKU Honors peer reviewed transdisciplinary journal

Perspectives in History

Perspectives in History is a peer reviewed scholarly journal published by NKU students who are members of Alpha Beta Phi, a chapter of the Phi Alpha Theta international history honor society.