Journal History

The Owl spotlights the remarkable research and creative works produced by undergraduate students at Florida State University. Devoted to exhibiting the results of intellectual curiosity at the undergraduate level, The Owl accentuates the capacity of Florida State students from all undergraduate disciplines to acquire the finest education in the country.

Launched under the vision and direction of Dr. Craig Filar and Dr. Cathy Levenson in the 2009-2010 academic year, the journal has published eight volumes, with a ninth coming in the spring of 2019.

Named after the original seal employed from 1851 to 1901 by West Florida Seminary, The Owl anchors itself in the history of our institution, showcases the brightest minds of today, and keeps a sharp eye on the future. The Owl publishes research and creative works of undergraduates from all disciplines.