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LUCERNA Journal |

Lucerna, a peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal, is the only undergraduate journal at UMKC, publishing articles by students in the social sciences, sciences, and humanities.  Established in 2005 by the UMKC Honors Program, Lucerna's purpose is to cultivate and showcase high-caliber scholarship from the entire UMKC undergraduate community.  Any UMKC student may submit a research paper between 1000 and 6000 words, written anytime during their undergraduate academic career.

Responsible Conduct of Research Certification Requirement

NSF requirement for RCR Certification as of January 4, 2010:   

»RCR Training site: [Register (free) then follow the instructions for the RCR training and certification.]

    ALL students and postdocs who are, or will be funded by NSF, directly and indirectly, must be RCR certified. This means that any graduate studentundergraduate student and any postdoc who uses an instrument that was purchased with NSF funding, may not use such equipment unless a RCR Certificate is on-file. 

    UMKC has arranged for RCR Training and Certification with CITI (see UMKC Implementation Information link above)