1954 · Ciudad Universitaria�campus built in�Coyoac�n
Construction for the new school of engineering starts in 1950 and wraps up in 1954. The building is a hybrid of modern architecture and classic Mexican influences. It is on the UNESCO's World Heritage List.
Adolfo López Mateos presidency. Increased foreign investments in Mexico and control of economy by foreign (mainly United States) interests. Land redistribution policies and increased agricultural production. Greater participation of minority parties in political process.
Gustavo Díaz Ordaz presidency. Termination of bracero program. Foreign firms operate in Mexico on grand scale. Student unrest leads to Tlatelolco Massacre in 1968.
Spanish (López): patronymic from the medieval personal name Lope (from Latin lupus ‘wolf’). This is one of the commonest of all Spanish surnames.