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Carolina CrossTalk

Carolina CrossTalk is UofSC’s newest student-led research magazine, featuring students’ personal stories of establishing or conducting research projects across all the diverse disciplines. CrossTalk aims to provide a platform for research experiences, to encourage conversation, and to inspire others to pursue their own research interests.


Resilience in Research (Issue 3, Summer 2021)

Pushing Boundaries: Students Researching Outside the Box (Issue 2, Spring 2020)

Getting Started on Undergraduate Research (Issue 1, Fall 2018)

Submission Deadline

We are looking for articles to include in our next issue! Want to be a part of it? If you are interested in being featured, please contact us at and/or fill out our subject nomination form!

Get Involved

There are two ways to be featured in our CrossTalk issues:

  1. Write up your own reflection of your research, following the guidelines under “Submit your materials.”
  2. Be interviewed by one of our CrossTalk writers, who will work on communicating your research story based on your thoughts and experiences. You can be as involved as you would like to be with the editing process. We will work with you on ideas.

Email to let us know how you want to be involved.

*Email your materials to *
  • Articles should be a minimum of 650 words.
  • Articles must be written about your own research project (it is completely okay to be working with a faculty mentor).
  • Articles should have a conversational tone—you should write as though the reader has minimal background experience in research.
  • Submit your article in Times New Roman, 12-point font, double-spaced.
  • Articles must be submitted as a Word document.
  • You must submit a Faculty Approval Form for each submission; the form must be signed by the faculty mentor connected to the research in the submission.

We would love to have your photos to accompany your article!

  • Submit a minimum of 2 photos for us to review and insert into the magazine layout.
  • Please include a short caption for each photo.
  • Resolution should be 72 DPI. To check this, go to the properties of the image and look for the resolution.
  • Save images as a .jpg.
  • If any individuals besides yourself are present in the photo, you must also submit a signed Video/Photo Release for each person so that we can publish with their permission.
  • If you would like to request a CrossTalk photographer to come to the lab, project area, an event, or to document anything else relevant to your research, please email

Faculty Approval Form

Video/Photo Release Form

We’re looking for editors, writers, designers, and photographers to join our team! No research experience is necessary. Email to learn more about joining the CrossTalk team and/or fill out our application.

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