Academics: Visions Magazine

Visions Magazine, The World We Live In and 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.

Final submission deadline for Spring 2017 is February 1, 2017.
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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

Submission Guidelines

General Submission GuidelinesBook RecommendationsIf I Could Change the World
Major ArticlesQuick ReadsPhotography
Short ArticlesResearch NotesCreative Writing

Student Editors

Cameron Douglass
Hometown: Chicago, Illinois
Year: Junior
Major(s): Environmental Studies and Economics
Minor(s): Political Science
Future aspirations: After Elon, I hope to go to law school, and eventually end up working for an environmental law firm in Chicago.

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

Sarah Holdren
Zanesville, OH
Year: First Year
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.

Julia Mueller
Hometown: Belton, Texas
Year: Junior
Major(s): Environmental Studies and Political Science
Minor(s): Geography, Policy Studies
Future aspirations: I hope to study law after graduation.  I would like to concentrate on environmental legislation in my future career.