Timeline

2020
February 17, 2020
UPY Students participate in TAMU’s Invent for the Planet 2020
Throughout its history, the Yucatan Initiative has built numerous bridges of collaboration and friendship between Texas A&M University and several...
2019
November 29, 2019
The Yucatan Initiative at the Marine World Modelling Systems for Yucatan Economic Development Seminar
Dr. Zenon Medina-Cetina participated in the workshop “Marine World Modeling Systems for Yucatan Economic Development", jointly organized by the United...
2018
May 28, 2018
Student Participation Increases for ELCIR Program Fourth Edition
Sixty six aggies participated in the Engineering Learning Community for Introduction to Research (ELCIR) Program in its fourth edition, the...
January 4, 2018
TAMU Aggies Gain Global Perspectives in Yucatán, México
The Anthropology Department of the College of Liberal Arts at Texas A&M University offers a series of studies abroad destinations...
2017
July 27, 2017
ELCIR Students do Research at CINVESTAV – Merida 
A group of twenty Texas A&M University engineering students taking part in this year’s Engineering Learning Community Introduction to Research...
July 27, 2017
Students explore "La Ruta Puuc" in Yucatan
At the end of the first week in Merida, the students undertook a one-day expedition to explore natural and cultural...
July 27, 2017
Students Attend Course at Universidad Marista-Merida
Twenty Texas A&M University (TAMU) students who were part of this year's Engineering Learning Community Introduction to Research program (ELCIR)...
July 24, 2017
New University in Yucatan Hosts A&M Engineering Students 
The Yucatán Polytechnic University (UPY; Universidad Politénica de Yucatán) just opened its doors in the fall of 2016 and hosted...
May 15, 2017
ELCIR Visits PCTY Research Park
The students embarked on their first research tour of the ELCIR trip as they stopped by the Yucatan Science & Technology Park (PCTY; Parque Cientifico Technológico de Yucatán) to...
May 13, 2017
ELCIR Receives Warm Welcome
Participants of the Engineering Learning Community Introduction to Research (ELCIR) program were invited to a welcoming reception on Saturday evening,...
May 13, 2017
ELCIR Cruises Merida by Bus
Forty-four Texas A&M Students piled into two open-windowed buses on the first day of the Engineering Learning Community Introduction to...
May 12, 2017
Texas A&M Students Descend Upon Merida
Forty-four freshman engineering students spent two weeks in Merida, Yucatan, Mexico, participating in the Engineering Learning Community Introduction to Research (ELCIR) Project, an academic program under the umbrella...
January 20, 2017
Academic Collaborations Between TAMU, SIIES, and UADY
College Station, Tx.- Under the projects and activities taking place as part of the Yucatan Initiative between TAMU-SIIDETEY, a group...
2016
December 8, 2016
A Tour to the Yucatan Peninsula: Climate Change in the Gulf of Mexico
Merida, Yucatan - Dr. Medina-Cetina, Director of the Yucatan Initiative at TAMU and Associate Professor in the Zachary Department of Civil...
August 5, 2016
CANIETI Closing Ceremony 3rd Edition
College Station, TX - The third edition of the CANIETI program comes to an end and the traditional ELI ceremony...
August 4, 2016
Strategic Meeting for the Launching of the CANIETI Program 4th Edition
College Station, Tx - A strategic meeting is held at TAMU to assess the CANIETI program and plan it's 4th Edition. The...
August 3, 2016
Launching of the Yucatan Initiative Phase III. Climate Change
College Station, Tx - A delegation from the Yucatan State, Mexico visits Texas A&M University to participate in a strategic...
July 27, 2016
CANIETI Professionals Visit Oil & Gas Companies in Houston
Houston, Tx - The CANIETI Professionals group make a business trip to Houston to meet with top companies from the...
July 22, 2016
CANIETI Mid-Program Evaluation
College Station, Tx - A delegation from CANIETI and the Deparment of Higher Education from Yucatan (SIIES), visit TAMU to...
July 5, 2016
CANIETI Executives Arrive at TAMU
College Station, Tx - CANIETI Professionals is a service program established as part of the Yucatan Initiative in which industry...
May 27, 2016
Farewell TAMU: Marista University
Merida, Yucatan, Mexico - Today concludes the Engineering Learning Community Introduction to Research Program (ELCIR)  which counted with the participation of 46 TAMU...
May 16, 2016
Opening Ceremony for the ELCIR Program in Yucatan
Merida, Yucatan, Mexico - During the Opening Ceremony for the Engineering Learning Community Introduction to Research Program (ELCIR), the Yucatan Goverment welcomes...
May 13, 2016
ELCIR Students Off to Yucatan
College Station, Tx - From May 15 to 27, 2016, the State of Yucatan will receive 46 students from Texas...
May 5, 2016
The Engineering and Intensive English Internship Program of CANIETI (Video)
  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UvOqiKaOHQ0   The Engineering and Intensive English Internship Program of CANIETI aims to augment the number of Mexican professionals...
April 26, 2016
Energy Projects Development
College Station, Tx - A Yucatan delegation formed by Dr. Raul Godoy, Yucatan Secretary of Education, Dr. Manuel Evia, Mr. Victor Gutierrez,...
April 25, 2016
Second Agriculture and Life Sciences Workshop at TAMU
College Station, Tx - As part of the second phase of the Yucatan Initiative in Agriculture and Life Sciences, a second...
April 2, 2016
CINVESTAV Visit to TAMU Engineering and Geosciences
College Station, Tx - As part of the Engineering and Agriculture and Life Sciences projects conducted between CINVESTAV and TAMU,...
February 10, 2016
First Agriculture and Life Sciences Workshop
Merida, Yucatan, Mexico - Texas A&M Delegation visits Yucatan to discuss the projects related to the second phase of the...
January 16, 2016
Binational Meeting TAMUS – SIIES: Polytechnic University of Yucatan
Merida, Yucatan - A working meeting between SIIES and TAMUS took place on January 13-16, 2016 in Merida, Yucatan to explore...
2015
October 6, 2015
Work Meeting regarding the Education Table
Merida, Yucatan, Mexico - The Texas A&M delegation, Dr. Valerie Taylor, Senior Dean Associate, Dr. Sonia García, Director of Undergraduate...
August 21, 2015
TAMU Logistics Group Visit Yucatan Secretary of Economic Development
Merida, Yucatan, Mexico - The objective of this visit was to define the roles of the institutions involved in the...
August 19, 2015
Talent Incubator
Merida, Yucatan, Mexico - The logistics team in TAMU in charge of the project ¨Development of Industrial Competitiveness in Yucatan,¨...
May 26, 2015
Programa Intensivo de Ingeniería e Inglés de CANIETI 2015
Conscientes que el conocimiento y las experiencias que se adquieren cuando un profesionista sale de su país de origen, son...
March 3, 2015
Incorporation of Texas A&M to SIIDETEY
Merida, Yucatan, Mexico - Ing. Ricardo Bello Bolio and Dr. Zenón Medina-Cetina present the Yucatan Initiative to the delegations from...
February 23, 2015
Teaching Engineering
Merida, Yucatan, Mexico - Within the framework of the academic collaboration between the Yucatan State Goverment and Texas A&M University...
February 9, 2015
Exploratory Visit to the Agriculture School at TAMU
College Station, Tx - Derived from the work that has been done as part of the Yucatan Initiative, a visit...
January 25, 2015
Climate Change Workshop
Merida, Yucatan, Mexico - The Climate Change Workshop consisted on the gathering of experts with different backgrounds to provide valuable...
January 15, 2015
Collaboration Agreements between the State of Yucatan and Texas A&M University
Meeting between the State of Yucatan and Texas A&M Faculty to reach collaboration agreements in research projects with the objective...
2014
October 29, 2014
Work Session on Education Table
Merida, Yucatan, Mexico - This work session was established with the objective to follow-up and advance in the Education Project...
September 25, 2014
First Logistics Workshop
Merida, Yucatan, Mexico - The first logistics workshop is organized in Merida, Yucatan as part of the collaboration agreements between...
September 17, 2014
Yucatan State Governor visits TAMU to formalize the collaboration work between A&M and SIIDETEY
College Station, Tx - The Governor of Yucatan, Rolando Rodrigo Zapata Bello, visits Texas A&M University with the objective to formalize the work...
August 25, 2014
Follow-up visit of TAMU-SIIDETEY projects
Merida, Yucatan, Mexico - As part of the collaboration projects of the Yucatan Initiative between TAMU and SIIDETEY, derives a follow-up...
June 29, 2014
Second workshop of the Yucatan Initiative
College Station, Tx - With the coordination of Maria Alves, Director of Engineering International Programas, and Dr. Zenón Medina-Cetina, the...
May 26, 2014
First Engineering and English Intensive Intership Program of CANIETI at TAMU
Merida, Yucatan, Mexico - As a strategy to increase the number of Mexican students studying graduate school abroad, the first ¨Engineering...
March 31, 2014
First workshop of the Yucatan Initiative
Merida, Yucatan, Mexico - Faculty from Texas A&M University and SIIDETEY meet with the objective of carrying out a series...
2013
October 10, 2013
Yucatan State representatives visit TAMU to present objectives of the collaboration projects
College Station, Texas - Representatives of the State of Yucatan visit Texas A&M University to present their objectives of the...
April 11, 2013
TAMU and Yucatan Goverment Meet to Approach Collaboration Issues
Merida, Yucatan, Mexico - Texas A&M University delegates including Dr. Zenon Medina-Cetina, Associate Professor of the Civil Engineering Department, Mrs. Maria...