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University site investigated for ancient Mayan remains

Mexico's new university in Ticul won't get very far until some possible Mayan remains or artifacts at the site are sorted out.

2 new universities for Yucatán under AMLO’s education plan

Two new universities for Yucatán — one in Ticul and the other in Yaxcabá — were pledged Monday, following up on a campaign-trail promise made by president-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador.

A little booze gives an edge to students learning a foreign...

Alcohol — in moderation — helps with learning a new language, says British and Dutch researchers who studied 50 Germans learning Dutch.

Summer vacation nears for half a million school children

More than half a million kids in public and private schools are getting ready for their well-earned summer break.

U. of Pittsburgh cultivates its connection with Valladolid

The Center for Latin American Studies has brought 14 students from the University of Pittsburgh to Valladolid for a six-week research assignment.

Study: UADY among the best in Latin America

A British study of the world's universities places Mérida's UADY among the best, not just in the country, but also in Latin America.

U.S. educators build ‘Bridges to Yucatán’

A group of 11 educators and two directors from the Center for Latin American Studies of the University of Pittsburgh have an adventure in store on the Yucatán Peninsula.

Language, cultural immersion in Valladolid

A two-month immersive workshop is starting up later this month in Valladolid.

Tablets to be handed out to fifth-graders

The Ministry of Public Education (SEP) is sending tablets to fifth graders in Yucatán and 14 other states in a major investment in public education.

Texas A&M expands its ‘Yucatán Initiative’

More students from the peninsula will be heading to the Lone Star State under a joint agreement signed last week by the governor of Yucatán and Texas A&M University.