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May Your Holidays Be Merry & Bright

Warm wishes for the Season from SMU

December 23, 2013

SMU wishes you and yours happiness and peace in this holiday season.

Looking for a last-minute present or a good way to spend your gift cards? There are books by SMU faculty, students and staff guaranteed to please. Click here to see a list that ranges from art, history and religion to sweet Texas cuisine and fiction.

For video game players, The Guildhall at SMU has named 10 state-of-the-art titles to its 2013 Top 10 Video Games list.

SMU is celebrating is its founding with The Second Century Celebration. Commemorate your connection to SMU with holiday gifts that include commemorative books showcasing the beauty of the SMU campus, a customized limited edition SMU centennial bicycle, a puzzle, and etched pavers on SMU's proposed Centennial Promenade.

In this season of comfort, kindness and joy, your thoughts may also turn to stress, family, lists and shopping. SMU faculty offer some expert advice for "coping" with the holidays, from nagging children and blended families to wrapping presents and finding a job. And, of course, managing your stress level.

SMU's annual Celebration of Lights kicked off the holiday season with the lighting of the campus Christmas tree and Main Quad with more than 100,000 lights. See a video and a slide show scenes from the event.

Oldest Christmas Card
SMU is home to the oldest mass-produced Christmas card. Click here to learn more.