The College of Earth Science (CES) held the 2013-2014 Academic Year Opening Ceremony at Yuquanlu campus on the morning of September 2. It was attended by teacher representatives from several institutes of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) and over 750 first-year graduate students from both the University of Chinese Academy of Sciences (UCAS) and 24 institutes of CAS. Vice dean Zhou Yuanze of CES emceed the ceremony.
Prof. Zhu Rixiang, academician of CAS and dean of CES, delivered a speech to kick start the ceremony. He communicated his hopes on all students.
Prof. Sun Wenke, executive dean of CES, gave a general introduction on CES, which included the teaching and research situation, student activities and the Key Laboratory of Computational Geodynamics, CAS.
Speaking on behalf of the teaching faculty and all students, Prof. Wei Dongping, teacher representative of CES, and Jiang Tenglong, graduate student of CES, made their speeches respectively. Mrs. Fan Hong, secretary of the general party branch of CES, explained the relative rules and regulations on student affairs in UCAS. Finally, Ms. Wang Cuicui, teaching secretary of CES, presented the procedures and regulations concerning teaching activities.
A psychological test for all students was arranged after the ceremony.