The articles in this journal represent the work of undergraduate students, each with the assistance of a faculty mentor.
The authors are all undergraduate students. The faculty mentor is listed in the table of contents, as is the academic unit and institution.
This journal represents the culmination of many years of experience in the collaboration process between three undergraduate universities in Michigan. It also represents a strong personal commitment of many individual faculty members to undergraduate research and creative endeavors.
The Meeting of Minds conference and this journal are a shared responsibility between the University of Michigan-Dearborn, the University of Michigan-Flint, and Oakland University. Each university accepts the responsibility to host the conference and subsequently to publish the journal on a rotating basis. The order of the responsibility follows the subsequent pattern: Oakland University in 2017, the University of Michigan-Dearborn in 2018, and the University of Michigan-Flint in 2019.