Academics: Visions

Visions: The World We Want To Live In, is a faculty-student organized and operated publication, which features the works of Elon University students and student-faculty collaborations. All content goes through a blind peer review prior to being accepted for publication. The primary purpose of Visions is to expose students to the scholarly process of research, writing, and peer review. It provides publishing opportunities to students from all disciplines with an interest in the environment and sustainable development.

Students may contribute the following types of articles or features:

  • Research articles
  • Research Summaries
  • Creative Writing
  • Media Reviews
  • Photography

Submission Guidelines

Send all submissions to by:

  • Early Deadline: December 1, 2017
  • Final Deadline: February 1, 2018

Volume I, 1st edition, Fall 2007

Volume I, 2nd edition, Spring 2008

Volume I, 3rd edition, Spring 2009

Volume I, 4th edition, Spring 2010

Volume I, 5th edition, Spring 2011

Volume I, 6th edition, Spring 2012

Volume I, 7th edition, Spring 2013

Volume I, 8th edition, Spring 2014

Volume I, 9th edition, Spring 2015

Volume I, 10th edition, Spring 2016

Volume I, 11th edition, Spring 2017

Student Editors

Jackie Grant
Clifton, New Jersey
Year: Senior
Major(s): Literature and Creative Writing
Minor(s): Communications and Multimedia Authoring
Future aspirations: I hope to pursue a career in publishing and editing.

Sarah Holdren
Zanesville, OH
Year: Junior
Major(s): Public Health and English, Pre-Med track
Future aspirations: After Elon, I plan to attend Medical School to pursue a career as a doctor.

Jessica Mohr
Hometown: Apex, NC
Year: Senior
Major(s): Professional Writing & Rhetoric
Minor(s): Literature, Teaching & Learning
Future aspirations: After graduation, I hope to pursue a career in publishing, communications, or editing.

Louisa Sholar
Hometown: Mooresville, NC
Year: First-Year
Major: Undecided
Future Aspirations: I am interested in pursuing environmental policy composition and support.