Petra DeWitt

ACUE online teaching accreditation goes to 53 instructors

Posted by on July 6, 2021

More than 50 Missouri S&T instructors earned a nationally recognized teaching credential as well as online teaching certification through the Association of College and University Educators (ACUE).

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Undergraduate Research Conference winners announced

Posted by on June 1, 2021

Nineteen students in eight categories received recognition and cash awards as winners of S&T’s 16th annual Undergraduate Research Conference, held virtually in April. The winners and their faculty advisors on the projects are:

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VIDEO: Using Zoom’s chat function when teaching remotely

Posted by on April 1, 2021

In this video, Dr. Petra Dewitt, associate professor of history and political science, discusses how she has benefited from training on teaching remotely.

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Outstanding teaching awards go to 44 faculty

Posted by on December 1, 2020

Forty-four faculty members will be honored with the Outstanding Teaching Award for 2019-20 and 35 faculty members received an Outstanding Teaching Commendation. Additionally two faculty members are being honored with the Sustained Excellence in Outstanding Teaching Award. Recipients are:

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S&T faculty receive tenure, promotion

Posted by on September 1, 2020

Twenty-four Missouri S&T faculty members received promotions or tenure effective today (Tuesday, Sept. 1). The faculty members are:

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Faculty members honored with awards

Posted by on December 6, 2019

Congratulations to 33 S&T faculty members who are being honored with faculty campus awards in 2019 for excellence and achievement in teaching, research and service. An additional 37 faculty members are being recognized with Outstanding Teaching Awards, based on their end-of-course evaluations.

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Learn abut WWI through exhibit, talks

Posted by on October 28, 2019

A Smithsonian poster exhibit named “World War I: Lessons and Legacies” will be displayed on the second floor of the Curtis Laws Wilson Library from Friday, Nov. 1, through Monday, Dec. 2.

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DeWitt publishes on Missouri Home Guard

Posted by on August 6, 2019

The Missouri Historical Review published an article by Dr. Petra DeWitt titled “Courage, Duty, Patriotism: The Missouri Home Guard during the Great War in its July issue.

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Surprise! Eight faculty receive Sustained Excellence in Teaching Award

Posted by on January 8, 2019

Eight Missouri S&T faculty were honored with the 2017-18 Sustained Excellence in Outstanding Teaching Award at S&T’s faculty awards banquet on Dec. 4.

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Missouri Historical Society publishes article by DeWitt

Posted by on December 4, 2018

Dr. Petra DeWitt’s article, “Faith and Country: How Jews Found Unity in World War I” was recently published in Gateway, the magazine of the Missouri Historical Society. The article looks at how patriotism helped bridge ethnic and religious divides in the St. Louis Jewish community.

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