2014 Archives

May Your Holidays Be Merry & Bright

And the coming year bring you peace and joy

2014 Celebration of Lights

SMU in the News in 2014

SMU’s Year in Pictures: 2014

Energizing the Hilltop in 2014

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

December 23, 2014

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? Click here to see a list of books published in 2014 by SMU’s faculty, alumni, libraries and museums. They range from historical to fiction, from artistic to inspirational.

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

Twitter Tag #SMU12Days gave a sampling of community spirit and support in SMU Residential Commons during the holidays. See the tweets submitted to "12 Days of Commons."

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 Dec. 1 with the lighting of the campus Christmas tree and Main Quad with more than 140,000 lights:

Christmas Holidays at SMU