Petra DeWitt

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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DeWitt discusses Great War

Posted by on November 6, 2018

Dr. Petra DeWitt, assistant professor of history and political science, presented a talk about the Central Powers during World War I at the National World War I Museum in Kansas City on Oct. 6.

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DeWitt writes about women during World War I

Posted by on May 1, 2018

Petra DeWitt’s article, “Heroines on the Home Front: World War I and the Council of National Defense’s Woman’s Committee, Missouri Division,” is featured in the April issue of the Missouri Historical Review.

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WWI expert to speak at Research on Tap

Posted by on January 22, 2018

Join the College of Arts, Sciences, and Business for the next Research on Tap lecture at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 24, on the second-floor loft of Public House Brewing Co. in Rolla. Dr. Petra DeWitt, an assistant professor of history, will present “Courage, Duty, Patriotism: The Missouri Home Guard during the Great War.”

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Seven S&T faculty receive UM Research Board Grants

Posted by on January 9, 2018

The University of Missouri Research Board recently awarded grants to seven Missouri S&T faculty members in the College of Arts, Sciences, and Business. The 12-month grants provide seed money for research initiatives in the categories of humanities, fine arts, social sciences and behavioral sciences. The recipients and their projects are:

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