Aims & Scope

Mako publishes original scholarship conducted by undergraduate students at NSU. It serves as a forum for research as well as commentary, and is open to a variety of forms—original, scholarly activity such as quantitative and/or qualitative research studies, critical commentaries, editorials, or debates concerning pertinent issues and topics.

Each issue may include

  • Results of lab research
  • Critical analyses of texts
  • Topical reviews and examination of relevant issues in the field of study
  • Controlled social science studies
  • Original historical research
  • Problem-solving studies
  • Analytical essays / "think pieces"
  • Summary of internships (conducted locally on NSU campus or externally at affiliated institutions) experiences
  • Abstracts/Works presented at the undergraduate student symposium (USS)

Submission Information

After review of submissions by a faculty editorial board, the Mako Journal publishes the strongest work submitted. Only original manuscripts will be accepted. Authors will be informed about status of their submission by July 1 (after the submission).