Papers & Publications is a peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal of undergraduate research and creative works published and supported by the Center for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities (CURCA) at University of North Georgia.

Papers & Publications promotes student learning by disseminating undergraduate research and creative works that make an intellectual or creative contribution to the discipline or to applied practice.

Copies of the current issue and back issues of Papers & Publications can be purchased at BookLogix.

Submissions for the fifth volume of Papers & Publications will be accepted 2 November 2015 through 29 February 2016. Students in the southeastern region of the United States — including Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia — are invited to submit original work that has been presented at a conference, showcase, or capstone course either on their own campus or at a regional/national conference site. Original research papers and creative works are welcome from all departments and disciplines. For more information, visit the Call for Submissions page on CURCA's website.

Current Volume: Volume 4 (2015)



We're the Real Accident
Brittany J. Barron


Sleep Rx
Kelly L. Donnelly


Contrasting Patterns of Population Genetic Structure in Two Great Basin Stoneflies
Kimberly G. Arnaldi, Allyson M. Fenwick, Andrew L. Sheldon, and Alicia A. Slater


Miriam Segura-Totten, Ph.D., University of North Georgia

Associate Editors

Gloria Bennett, University of North Georgia

Frank Corotto, Ph.D., University of North Georgia

Susann Doyle-Portillo, Ph.D., University of North Georgia

Anastasia Lin, Ph.D., University of North Georgia

Randall Parish, University of North Georgia

Craig Wilson, University of North Georgia

Production Editor

Bonnie Robinson, Ph.D., University of North Georgia

Editorial Board

Amy Beard, University of North Georgia

Allison Galloup, University of North Georgia

Matthew Purdue, University of North Georgia

Rebecca Stoudenmire, University of North Georgia