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Adolfo López Mateos (26 May 1909 – 22 September 1969) was a Mexican politician affiliated with the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) who served as President of Mexico from 1958 to 1964.
Alberto Pérez-Gómez (born 24 December 1949) is an architectural historian and is also well known as an architectural theorist and a promoter of a phenomenological approach to architecture.
Alexander Balankin (born March 3, 1958) is a Mexican scientist of Russian origin (Баланкин, Александр Сергеевич) whose work in the field of and its engineering applications won him the UNESCO Science Prize in 2005.
The Alice Davis Hitchcock Book Award, established in 1949, by the Society of Architectural Historians, annually recognizes "the most distinguished work of scholarship in the history of architecture published by a North American scholar." The oldest of the six different publication awards given annually by the Society, it is named after the mother of architectural historian Henry-Russell Hitchcock.
American football, referred to as football in the United States and Canada and also known as gridiron, is a team sport played by two teams of eleven players on a rectangular field with goalposts at each end.
Amoebiasis, also known amoebic dysentery, is an infection caused by any of the amoebae of the Entamoeba group.
The National Association of Universities and Higher Education Institutions (Spanish: Asociación Nacional de Universidades e Instituciones de Educación Superior, ANUIES) is a non-governmental organization which includes 152 public and private higher education institutions in Mexico.
Archery is the art, sport, practice or skill of using a bow to shoot arrows.
Arturo Rosenblueth Stearns (October 2, 1900 – September 20, 1970) was a Mexican researcher, physician and physiologist, who is known as one of the pioneers of cybernetics.
Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a team sport played between two teams of eleven players with a spherical ball.
Águilas Blancas de la ESCA-ESIQIE, also known as Politécnico or simply Águilas Blancas, is a Mexican college football team representing the National Polytechnic Institute in Mexico City, Mexico.
A bachelor's degree (from Middle Latin baccalaureus) or baccalaureate (from Modern Latin baccalaureatus) is an undergraduate academic degree awarded by colleges and universities upon completion of a course of study lasting three to seven years (depending on institution and academic discipline).
Baseball is a bat-and-ball game played between two opposing teams who take turns batting and fielding.
Basketball is a team sport played on a rectangular court.
Bodybuilding is the use of progressive resistance exercise to control and develop one's musculature.
Bowling is a sport or leisure activity in which a player rolls or throws a bowling ball towards a target.
Boxing is a combat sport in which two people, usually wearing protective gloves, throw punches at each other for a predetermined set of time in a boxing ring.
Canal Once (Channel Eleven; formerly Once TV México), is a Mexican educational broadcast television network owned by Instituto Politécnico Nacional.
The Centro de Estudios Científicos y Tecnológicos also known as CECyT (in English: Center of Scientific and Technological Studies) is a state high school system in Mexico, belonging to the National Polytechnic Institute (IPN).
Chess is a two-player strategy board game played on a chessboard, a checkered gameboard with 64 squares arranged in an 8×8 grid.
The Center for Research and Advanced Studies of the National Polytechnic Institute (in Spanish: Centro de Investigación y de Estudios Avanzados del Instituto Politécnico Nacional or simply as CINVESTAV-IPN) is a Mexican non-governmental scientific research institution affiliated with the National Polytechnic Institute and founded by president Adolfo López Mateos on 17 April 1961, initially planned as a postgraduate department of the National Polytechnic Institute; this was later modified by President José López Portillo, on 17 September 1982.
Color/Colour television is a television transmission technology that includes information on the color of the picture, so the video image can be displayed in color on the television set.
Conquistadors (from Spanish or Portuguese conquistadores "conquerors") is a term used to refer to the soldiers and explorers of the Spanish Empire or the Portuguese Empire in a general sense.
Constantino Reyes-Valerio (10 January 1922 - 13 December 2006) was a prominent Mexican scholar of pre-Columbian Mesoamerican cultures, particularly the Aztec and the Maya as well as the Colonial Art.
Continuing education (similar to further education in the United Kingdom and Ireland) is an all-encompassing term within a broad list of post-secondary learning activities and programs.
The University Corporation for Internet Development (Corporación Universitaria para el Desarrollo de Internet; CUDI) is a non-profit consortium to build and operate a Mexican high-performance backbone network for research and education, sometimes called Internet-2 for Mexico.
Cycling, also called bicycling or biking, is the use of bicycles for transport, recreation, exercise or sport.
A director general or director-general (plural: directors generals, sometimes director generals) or general director is a senior executive officer, often the chief executive officer, within a governmental, statutory, NGO, third sector or not-for-profit institution.
A doctorate (from Latin docere, "to teach") or doctor's degree (from Latin doctor, "teacher") or doctoral degree (from the ancient formalism licentia docendi) is an academic degree awarded by universities that is, in most countries, a research degree that qualifies the holder to teach at the university level in the degree's field, or to work in a specific profession.
The donkey or ass (Equus africanus asinus) is a domesticated member of the horse family, Equidae.
Ernesto Zedillo Ponce de León, GColIH (born 27 December 1951) is a Mexican economist and politician.
Historically, an estate comprises the houses, outbuildings, supporting farmland, and woods that surround the gardens and grounds of a very large property, such as a country house or mansion.
María Esther Orozco Orozco (born 25 April 1945) is a Mexican biologist, researcher and politician.
Eugenio Méndez Docurro (April 17, 1923 – August 23, 2015) was a Mexican engineer and politician.
Evangelina Villegas (October 24, 1924 – April 24, 2017) was a Mexican cereal biochemist whose work with maize led to the development of quality protein maize (QPM).
The federal government of Mexico (alternately known as the Government of the Republic or Gobierno de la Republica) is the national government of the United Mexican States, the central government established by its constitution to share sovereignty over the republic with the governments of the 31 individual Mexican states, and to represent such governments before international bodies such as the United Nations.
In mathematics, a fractal is an abstract object used to describe and simulate naturally occurring objects.
Frontenis is a sport that is played in a 30 meter pelota court using racquets (a tennis racquet or a similar frontenis racquet) and rubber balls.
Gilberto Calvillo Vives (born in Mexico City on 3 November 1945) is the president of the National Institute of Statistics, Geography and Informatics (INEGI).
Under the Political Constitution of the Free and Sovereign State of Durango, the exercise of the Executive authority of this Mexican government unit is reserved for an individual known as the Constitutional Governor of the Free and Sovereign State of Durango.
Governors of the Mexican state of Quintana Roo since statehood in 1975:;Governors of the Free and Sovereign State of Quintana Roo.
Greater Mexico City refers to the conurbation around Mexico City, officially called Valley of Mexico Metropolitan Area (Zona Metropolitana del Valle de México), constituted by Mexico City itself composed of 16 Municipalities—and 41 adjacent municipalities of the states of Mexico and Hidalgo.
Guillermo González Camarena (17 February 1917 – 18 April 1965), was a Mexican electrical engineer who was the inventor of a color-wheel type of color television, and who also introduced color television to Mexico.
Gymnastics is a sport that requires balance, strength, flexibility, agility, coordination, and endurance.
Handball (also known as team handball, fieldball, European handball or Olympic handball) is a team sport in which two teams of seven players each (six outfield players and a goalkeeper) pass a ball using their hands with the aim of throwing it into the goal of the other team.
Héctor Mayagoitia Domínguez (January 7, 1923 in Victoria de Durango, Durango) is a chemical bacteriologist and Mexican politician, and also a member of the Institutional Revolutionary Party, Governor of Durango between 1974 and 1979, and Director of the National Polytechnic Institute.
Heberto Castillo Martínez (August 23, 1928 – April 5, 1997) was a Mexican civil engineer and political activist.
Hernán Cortés de Monroy y Pizarro Altamirano, Marquis of the Valley of Oaxaca (1485 – December 2, 1547) was a Spanish Conquistador who led an expedition that caused the fall of the Aztec Empire and brought large portions of what is now mainland Mexico under the rule of the King of Castile in the early 16th century.
Indochristian art, or arte indocristiano, is a type of Latin American art that combines European colonial influences with Indigenous artistic styles and traditions.
Indoor soccer, or arena soccer (known internationally as indoor football, minifootball, fast football, floorball or showball), is a game derived from association football adapted for play in a walled indoor arena.
The Instituto Politécnico Nacional (National Polytechnic Institute), abbreviated IPN, is one of the largest public universities in Mexico with 171,581 students at the high school, undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO Organisation de l'aviation civile internationale, OACI), is a specialized agency of the United Nations.
Jaime Mario Torres Bodet (17 April 1902 – 13 May 1974) was a prominent Mexican politician and writer who served in the executive cabinet of three Presidents of Mexico.
Jerzy Rzedowski Rotter (born December 27, 1926) is a Mexican botanist.
Josefina Eugenia Vázquez Mota (xo̞.se̞'fi.na'βas.ke̞s'mo̞.ta) (born 20 January 1961 in Mexico City) is a businessperson and politician who was the presidential candidate of the National Action Party (PAN) for the 2012 elections.
Juan O'Gorman (July 6, 1905 – January 17, 1982) was a Mexican painter and architect.
was created as a physical, mental and moral pedagogy in Japan, in 1882, by Jigoro Kano (嘉納治五郎).
(Okinawan pronunciation) is a martial art developed in the Ryukyu Kingdom.
is a traditional Japanese martial art, which descended from swordsmanship (kenjutsu) and uses bamboo swords (shinai) and protective armour (bōgu).
The L'Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Awards aim to improve the position of women in science by recognizing outstanding women researchers who have contributed to scientific progress.
La Jornada (The Working Day) is one of Mexico City's leading daily newspapers.
Lázaro Cárdenas del Río (May 21, 1895 – October 19, 1970) was a general in the Constitutionalist Army during the Mexican Revolution and a statesman who served as President of Mexico between 1934 and 1940.
An education ministry is a national or subnational government agency politically responsible for education.
Luis Echeverría Álvarez, OMRI GCB OJ (Hon.) (born 17 January 1922) is a Mexican politician affiliated with the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) who served as the 50th President of Mexico from 1970 to 1976.
Luis Enrique Erro (January 7, 1897 – January 18, 1955) was a Mexican astronomer, politician, and educational reformer.
Maize (Zea mays subsp. mays, from maíz after Taíno mahiz), also known as corn, is a cereal grain first domesticated by indigenous peoples in southern Mexico about 10,000 years ago.
Maroon is a dark brownish red color that takes its name from the French word marron, or chestnut.
A master's degree (from Latin magister) is an academic degree awarded by universities or colleges upon completion of a course of study demonstrating mastery or a high-order overview of a specific field of study or area of professional practice.
Maya blue (azul maya) is a unique bright azure blue pigment manufactured by cultures of pre-Columbian Mesoamerica, such as the Maya and Aztec.
The Mexican Revolution (Revolución Mexicana) was a major armed struggle,, that radically transformed Mexican culture and government.
Mexico (México; Mēxihco), officially called the United Mexican States (Estados Unidos Mexicanos) is a federal republic in the southern portion of North America.
Mexico City, or the City of Mexico (Ciudad de México,; abbreviated as CDMX), is the capital of Mexico and the most populous city in North America.
Miguel Borge Martín (born 30 October 1943 in Cozumel, Quintana Roo) is a Mexican politician member of the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI).
Mountaineering is the sport of mountain climbing.
Narciso Bassols García (October 22, 1897 – July 24, 1959) was a Mexican lawyer, socialist politician, ambassador to France, the Soviet Union, and the United Kingdom, and professor of law at the National University of Mexico.
The National Autonomous University of Mexico (Spanish: Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, - literal translation: Autonomous National University of Mexico, UNAM) is a public research university in Mexico.
The College of Biomedical Sciences of the National Polytechnic Institute is an institute of higher education in Mexico.
The College of Engineering and Physical-Mathematic Sciences of the National Polytechnic Institute is a highly recognized institute of higher education in Mexico.
The College of Social and Administrative Sciences of the National Polytechnic Institute is an institute of higher education in Mexico.
Weightlifting, also called '''Olympic-style weightlifting''', or Olympic weightlifting, is an athletic discipline in the modern Olympic programme in which the athlete attempts a maximum-weight single lift of a barbell loaded with weight plates.
The Organización Nacional Estudiantil de Fútbol Americano, usually known by the acronym ONEFA, is the major college football league in Mexico.
Pablo Rudomin Zevnovaty, PhD (born 1934 in Mexico City) is a Mexican neuroscientist.
A postgraduate diploma (PgD, PgDip, PGDip, PG Dip., PGD, Dipl. PG, PDE) is a postgraduate qualification awarded after a university degree.
Postgraduate education, or graduate education in North America, involves learning and studying for academic or professional degrees, academic or professional certificates, academic or professional diplomas, or other qualifications for which a first or bachelor's degree generally is required, and it is normally considered to be part of higher education.
The President of Mexico (Presidente de México), officially known as the President of the United Mexican States (Presidente de los Estados Unidos Mexicanos), is the head of state and government of Mexico.
The Princess of Asturias Awards (Premios Princesa de Asturias, Premios Princesa d'Asturies), formerly the Prince of Asturias Awards from 1981–2014 (Premios Príncipe de Asturias) are a series of annual prizes awarded in Spain by the Princess of Asturias Foundation (previously the Prince of Asturias Foundation) to individuals, entities or organizations from around the world who make notable achievements in the sciences, humanities, and public affairs.
A public university is a university that is predominantly funded by public means through a national or subnational government, as opposed to private universities.
Pumas CU, also known as "Pumas Dorados", "Pumas", or "Universidad" is the varsity American football team representing the National Autonomous University of Mexico (Spanish: Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, or UNAM). It is one of the oldest and most important teams in Mexico. They maintain a fierce rivalry with teams from the National Polytechnic Institute (Spanish: Instituto Politécnico Nacional, or IPN) particularly with its Miguel Hidalgo-based team from Santo Tomás, Águilas Blancas.
The grain of quality protein maize (QPM) varieties contains nearly twice as much lysine and tryptophan, amino acids that are essential for humans and monogastric animals.
Raúl Rojas González (born 1955, in Mexico City) is a professor of Computer Science and Mathematics at the Free University of Berlin and a renowned specialist in artificial neural networks.
A research center is a facility or building dedicated to research, commonly with the focus on a specific area.
Reyes Tamez Guerra (born April 18, 1952 in Monterrey) is a Mexican immunochemist.
Roberto Kobeh González (born 18 October 1943 in Huixtla, Chiapas) is a Mexican engineer and politician, formerly the President of the Council of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) was in office from 1 August 2006 until 1 Jan 2014.
Rowing, often referred to as crew in the United States, is a sport whose origins reach back to Ancient Egyptian times.
Ruth Rivera Marín (18 June 1927 – 15 December 1969) was a Mexican architect.
A school is an institution designed to provide learning spaces and learning environments for the teaching of students (or "pupils") under the direction of teachers.
A secondary school is both an organization that provides secondary education and the building where this takes place.
The Mexican Secretariat of Public Education (in Spanish Secretaría de Educación Pública, SEP) is a federal government authority with Cabinet representation and responsibility for overseeing the development and implementation of national educational policy and school standards in Mexico.
Secretary is a title often used in organizations to indicate a person having a certain amount of authority, power, or importance in the organization.
Shades of white are colors that differ only slightly from pure white.
A social class is a set of subjectively defined concepts in the social sciences and political theory centered on models of social stratification in which people are grouped into a set of hierarchical social categories, the most common being the upper, middle and lower classes.
Swimming is an individual or team sport that requires the use of ones arms and legs to move the body through water.
Taekwondo (from Korean 태권도, 跆拳道) is a Korean martial art, characterised by its emphasis on head-height kicks, jumping and spinning kicks, and fast kicking techniques.
Tennis is a racket sport that can be played individually against a single opponent (singles) or between two teams of two players each (doubles).
Touch football is a variant of American football in which the basic rules are similar to those of the mainstream game (called "tackle football" for contrast), but instead of tackling players to the ground, the person carrying the ball need only be touched by a member of the opposite team to end a down.
Track and field is a sport which includes athletic contests established on the skills of running, jumping, and throwing.
Tridilosa is a very light and resistant, materials-efficient 3-D structure, made from steel and concrete and widely used in civil engineering.
Undergraduate education is the post-secondary education previous to the postgraduate education.
The UNESCO Science Prize is a biennial scientific prize awarded by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) to "a person or group of persons for an outstanding contribution they have made to the technological development of a developing member state or region through the application of scientific and technological research (particularly in the fields of education, engineering and industrial development)." The candidates for the Science Prize are proposed to the Director-General of UNESCO by the governments of member states or by non-governmental organizations.
The UNESCO/Institut Pasteur Medal is a biennial international science prize created jointly by UNESCO and the Pasteur Institute in 1995 "to be awarded in recognition of outstanding research contributing to a beneficial impact on human health and to the advancement of scientific knowledge in related fields such as medicine, fermentations, agriculture and food." Its creation marked the centenary of the death of Louis Pasteur.
The United Nations (UN) is an intergovernmental organization tasked to promote international cooperation and to create and maintain international order.
Universia is a network that consists of 1,401 universities in 15 countries: Andorra, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Spain, Mexico, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, Uruguay and Venezuela.
In a number of countries, a university college is a college institution that provides tertiary education but does not have full or independent university status.
Víctor Bravo Ahuja (20 February 1918 - 30 August 1990) was a Mexican politician and academician who served as Secretary of Public Education in the administration of Luis Echeverría (1970–76), as Governor of Oaxaca (1968–70) and as Director General (1951–55) and then Rector (1955–58) of the Monterrey Institute of Technology (ITESM).
Vicente Fox Quesada, (born 2 July 1942) is a Mexican businessman and politician who served as the 55th President of Mexico from December 1, 2000 to November 30, 2006.
Vocational education is education that prepares people to work in various jobs, such as a trade, a craft, or as a technician.
A vocational school, sometimes also called a trade school, career center, or vocational college, is a type of educational institution, which, depending on country, may refer to secondary or post-secondary education designed to provide vocational education, or technical skills required to perform the tasks of a particular and specific job.
Volleyball is a team sport in which two teams of six players are separated by a net.
The World Food Prize is an international award recognizing the achievements of individuals who have advanced human development by improving the quality, quantity, or availability of food in the world.
Wrestling is a combat sport involving grappling type techniques such as clinch fighting, throws and takedowns, joint locks, pins and other grappling holds.
Instituto Politecnico Nacional, Instituto Politecnico Naciónal, Instituto Politècnico Nacional, National Politechnical Institute, National Polytechnic Institute, National Polytechnic Institute (Mexico), National Polytechnic Institute College of Interdisciplinary Studies.