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College of Arts & Letters Newsletter - July 2016

Psychology Professor Tera Letzring Receives $406,358 Grant to Study Judgment of Personality Traits and Emotions

Idaho State University psychology professor Tera Letzring recently received a $406,358 grant from the National Science Foundation to study whether making accurate judgments of emotions helps people make accurate judgments of traits.

Sixty-One Boise High School Students Graduate with Associates of Arts Degrees from Idaho State University- Meridian

Sixty-one high school students from Renaissance High School in Meridian received their Associate of Arts degrees in general studies during Idaho State University-Meridian's commencement on May 9.

College Names 286 to Spring 2016 Dean's List; 225 from Eastern Idaho

The College named 286 students to the Spring 2016 Dean's List, a 2% increase from the fall 2015 semester. Of the 286 students, 225 are from Eastern Idaho.

Chamber Choir Returns from Tour through Britain

The Idaho State University Chamber Choir traveled to England and Scotland for 13 days in May to perform in some of the most historic cathedrals in the world. The choir performed in Edinburgh, York, Newcastle, Worcester, London, Ely, Oxford and Cambridge.

Summer Theatre Program Helps Bring Community and the University Together

Every year, the School of Performing Arts and the College of Arts & Letters showcase Southeast Idaho's talent in their Summer Theatre productions. Each production features various members of the community and ISU in classic plays, including Honk! The Musical, The King and I, and

Psychology Professor Maria Wong Named to NIH Grant Review Panel

Idaho State University psychology Professor Maria Wong in the College of Arts & Letters has received an invitation from the National Institute of Health (NIH) to serve as a member of the Biobehavioral Mechanisms of Emotion, Stress, and Health (MESH) study section.