Welcome to RRCC's Interdisciplinary Scholarly Journal: Claro

Claro: Interdisciplinary Scholarly Journal
...gives students a chance to publish their scholarly work.
...emphasizes creative scholarship.
...is interdisciplinary, benefiting all students at Red Rocks.

...encourages faculty across disciplines to give creative and multimodal academic assignments.

What type of work is accepted?

We are looking for exemplary student work across all disciplines. Have you done research in a class or internship? All types of research papers are encouraged. Essays, articles, and other creative endeavours are encouraged. Consider a visual creation such as a chart, map, or graph; or even a website or video!

How To Submit Student Work

Students: Submit your work via the following FORM (Available soon). All submissions will be reviewed. Acceptance requires sponsorship by your instructor. Instructions and full submission guidelines are available here.

Instructors: Encourage your students to submit their highest quality academic work to Claro for publication! Submissions require an Instructor sponsor before they will be accepted for publication. In addition, please consider adding this syllabus insert to your Summer, Fall, and Spring syllabi!

  • Our usual deadline is Dec. 31 of each calendar year for that year's edition. For the reboot of Claro, we will accept submissions through Jan 30, 2020.

Full submission guidelines here. Submissions that don’t adhere to these guidelines may be rejected. (.doc)


RedTalks: An Academic Conference for Students

Every April, right here at Red Rocks, students published in Claro present their work. View the Claro Conference page for full details!

Past Issues:

2016-17 “inside this edition”

the Classical art of the muscle car; a dramatic look at familial financial literacy; polling, voting, and chaos in politically turbulent times; empowering women intellectually and sexually; the evolution of food propaganda from WWI to today; fact-based, fictionalized Holocaust journals; & strong women in myth.

Claro Volume V, 2014

Take a look at content from
our current issue here!

2015 Edition
2014 Edition

2013 Edition
2012 Edition
2011-2012 Edition
2009-2011 Edition

Special thanks to all our contributing instructors. Claro could not exist without your superior assignments and the attention and support you give to your students and their work.

Our back editions are available in print.