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 2017-18 co-editors Candice Park and Elizabeth McGough.

Scientia is supported by the Charles Edison Fund.

Current Issue

Scientia Cover Vol. 9, Spring 2018

Vol. 9 of Scientia (2MB PDF)

Past Issues

Scientia 2017 Cover

Vol. 8 of Scientia (8MB PDF)






Scientia 2016 Cover

Vol. 7 of Scientia (2MB PDF)


Scientia 2015

Vol. 6 of Scientia (2.2MB PDF)

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.