Stock photo of red and white wrapped giftFind the perfect gift for a friend, family member or yourself among SMU courses, books, travel opportunities and other goodies. We’ve made a list, and invite you to send your own ideas to Kathleen Tibbetts at the SMU Forum. Read more under the link below.

For the readers in your life, browse a list of titles by current and former SMU scholars and students that were published in 2010. Kim Cobb of SMU News has the goods:

> SMU books: Easy to buy and a snap to wrap

Godbey Authors' Award winner for 2009-10And check out books by SMU faculty members that won 2009-10 Godbey Authors’ Awards:

Methods of Interpretation: How the Supreme Court Reads the Constitution (Oxford University Press) by Lackland Bloom, professor, Dedman School of Law.

Beyond Nations: Evolving Homelands In the North Atlantic World, 1400-2000 (Cambridge University Press) by John Chávez, professor of history, Dedman College.

Land Reform in Russia: Institutional Design and Behavioral Responses (Yale University Press) by Stephen Wegren, professor of political science, Dedman College.

Relive great moments in SMU football, basketball, swimming and diving, and more with classic photos and DVDs from SMU’s Heritage Hall. Browse the selection at the Heritage Hall website,

Fans can also show their Mustang pride with the latest in licensed gear from SMU’s official retailer,

The SMU Bookstore carries a variety of books, calendars, gift items and licensed University apparel – including the official 2010 Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl T-shirt.

Vintage SMU Football Calendar 2011The 2011 Vintage SMU Football Calendar contains 12 frame-ready 11×14″ reproductions of classic SMU souvenir game programs – all printed on 100-percent recycled paper with soy-based inks. Part of the proceeds of each sale returns to the University. Buy it online for $18.95 at publisher Åsgard Press’ website.

Public speaking, digital photography, the history of chocolate and Spanish for the workplace are just a sample of the variety of informal courses for adults offered through the Continuing and Professional Education (CAPE) program by SMU’s Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education and Human Development. For more information visit the CAPE homepage or call 214-SMU-THINK.

Learn more about constitutional law, SMU life during World War II, or psychology research that’s making a big difference in Big D through the Godbey Lecture Series of SMU’s Dedman College. Learn more at the Godbey Series website or call 214-768-2532.

Give a Meadows Museum membership that offers exclusive benefits such as priority admission to selected lectures and presentations, member previews and receptions, and discounts at the Museum Shop. SMU faculty, staff, and degree students may join at a 20 percent discount. Learn more at the Meadows Museum website.