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2011 Archives

Waiting until the last minute to pick out a present?

Ideas for last-minute buys — from and by the SMU faculty and staff

December 16, 2011

Have you waited until the last week - or even the last minute - to pick out a present for someone special? Click one of the following links for fresh ideas:

tea set for Christmas Slip a few math skills under the tree
Forget the latest techno toy:  Simpler is better when it comes to helping preschoolers develop math skills. And compared to the gadgets that take batteries, the prices on these suggestions will make it easier for parents to “do the math” when the bills come in in January. >>> Read more.
2011’s top 10 video games
Ten cutting-edge games – ranging from the 3D exploits of Super Mario to the gritty combat of the Call of Duty series to a massive multiplayer experience set in a galaxy far, far away – have made The Guildhall at SMU‘s 2011 list of top video games for the holidays. The list was chosen this year by Guildhall students and alumni specializing in video game art creation, level design and software development. >>> Read more.
Exercise SMU books for 2011 holiday giving
Whether focused on exercise, jazz, South Seas adventure or a vampire-informed approach to theology, books published by members of the SMU community in 2011 cover such a smorgasbord of topics and interests that there’s bound to be something for even the pickiest reader on your holiday list.
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SMU Mustang Gift Suggestions For your favorite Mustang
From a toy Peruna stocking stuffer to a gift certificate for a landscape painting class at SMU-in-Taos, look no further for the perfect gift for SMU Mustangs. >>> Read more.