Recently, SMR alumna Jessica Getman accepted the position of Assistant Professor in Music at California State University San Bernardino. Congratulations, Jessica! We’ll miss you, but we’re excited for this new step in your career.
The lockdown incurred by the recent pandemic has forced graduate students across the country to find new ways to continue to learn, teach, research, and generally stay sane. The SMR blog team recently checked in to see how our constituency is dealing with this unprecedented situation. It was encouraging to hear some notes of positivity … Continue reading The Covid diaries: how SMR is working from home
SMR alumna (and co-founder!) Anne Heminger recently announced that she accepted a tenure-track position at the University of Tampa, beginning this fall. Congratulations, Anne! We’re delighted for you, and UT is lucky to have you!
Recently, SMR member Elizabeth McLain was featured in several news stories for her innovation in courses she teaches at Virginia Tech. In her history and analytics of musical style class, she had her students make videos on the popular social media app TikTok.You can read some of the stories here and here and here.
Like many academics across the globe, SMR members are currently confined to their homes during the COVID-19 pandemic. However, despite the physical distance, we are doing our best to stay connected! We have now hosted a digital General Assembly, our Dissertation Writing Group forges on, and there is a virtual game night in the works (stay … Continue reading Message from SMR co-chairs
Earlier this week, SMR Forum’s Dissertation writing group held another meeting—this time remotely, in accordance with the COVID-19 policies of the University of Michigan and the State of Michigan. ABD SMR members continue to progress on their dissertations, provide feedback on other members’ work, and provide moral support to one other.