Latin for "knowledge," Scientia is a completely student-run, predominantly rolling-submissions online publication with an annual copy in print. Scientia's goals are threefold:

  1. Recognize and encourage high-quality undergraduate research.
  2. Provide a forum through which students can gain the essential skills of writing and reviewing to fulfill their future goals.
  3. Contribute to the advancement and cohesiveness of Notre Dame's scientific community.

More information about the journal is available at You can also contact the or by contacting the 2014-15 co-editors Orrin Belden and Katrina Magno.

Scientia is supported by the Charles Edison Fund.

Current Issue

Scientia 2015

Vol. 6 of Scientia (2.2MB PDF)

Past Issue

Scientia, Vol. 5

Vol. 5 of Scientia (2.44MB PDF).

Scientia, Vol. 4

Vol. 4 (1.5MB PDF)

Scientia, Vol. 3

Vol. 3 (2012) (3.7MB PDF).

Scienta, Vol. 2

Vol. 2 (2011) (3.5 MB PDF)

sScientia, Vol. 1

Vol. 1 (2010) (4.5 MB PDF)


Nancy Paul '12 talks about Scientia.