Mountaineer Undergraduate Research Review

The Mountaineer Undergraduate Research Review (MURR) publishes outstanding multidisciplinary research performed by undergraduates at West Virginia University. MURR is a student-led publication of the West Virginia University Office of Undergraduate Research. Papers are reviewed by qualified faculty members at WVU and are reviewed and edited by a Student Editorial Board.

Current Volume: Volume 8 (2023) Volume 8


Opening Regards
Maryanne Reed


Opening Regards
WVU Pre-Health Professional Development Office


Connecting in a Virtual World: Lessons from a Geography Classroom
Annaka Exley, Julia Lopez, Kyle Roberts, Dylan Upperman, and A'ngelay Walter


Creative Arts Spotlights
Emily Lehr and Anna Dunham


Creative Arts Spotlights
Elizabeth Boccabello

Editorial Review Board (ERB)

Teagan Kuzniar
Managing Editor
Wren King
Head Section Editor (STEM)
Thomas Wilkins
Head Section Editor (Humanities, Arts, & Social Sciences or HASS)
Alex Dean
Design Editor
Daniel Esguerra
Editors (STEM)
Kamil Abbas
Zachary Ellis
Michael Fiala
Ashley McCullough
Kallie Schafner
Raafay Uqaily
Editors (HASS)
Aidan Connors
Gwendolyn Dzwil
Red Klug
Jordan Payton
Bethanny Prascik
Copy Editor
Kaley Vestal

Faculty Advisors

Kevin J. Walden, M.S.Ed.
Scholarly Communication Librarian
Jonah McAllister-Erickson, MLIS
Director of the Office of Undergaduate Research
Dr. Amy Hessl