Those final exams were a memory, her diploma was in hand and a mild, gentle summer was unfolding outdoors. So where did a newly-minted alumnus spend her first couple weeks of post-graduate life?

In the Ludie & David C. Henley Social Sciences Research Laboratory buried up to her eyeballs in HTML coding and the final editing of the 2014 issue of Voces Novae, the award-winning online history journal produced by students in the Department of History’s Alpha-Mu-Gamma chapter of Phi Alpha Theta, a history honor society.

“It is a lot of hard work but I think it does feel really good when it’s all over. If feels good when you’ve accomplished something,” said Emily Neis ’14, the lead editor of this year’s Voces Novae.