Psychology College established at IMNU
Fu Xiaolan (L), head of the Institute of Psychology under the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) and Yun Guohong, president of Inner Mongolia Normal University (IMNU) are pictured at a ceremony marking the establishment of the new Psychology College, Nov 24. [Photo/imnu.edu.cn]
A ceremony to mark the establishment of the new Psychology College was held at Inner Mongolia Normal University (IMNU) in Hohhot, Inner Mongolia autonomous region, on Nov 24.
Attending the event were guests from the Ministry of Education, Chinese Psychological Society, Institute of Psychology under Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), psychological institutions and universities.
During the ceremony, Yun Guohong, president of IMNU welcomed the attendees and said that the university had established a comprehensive education system to create a highly-skilled talent pool for the development of psychology as a discipline across the region.
According to Yun, IMNU has trained over 500 undergraduates and 450 postgraduates in psychology since 2011, including a large number of foreign students.
He also expressed his hopes that the Psychology College would prove to be a leading provider of education and training.
The newly established Psychology College is the first college of its kind in ethnic minority regions.
The establishment of the college will help bring psychology at the university to a new era, said Yun.
Following the ceremony, a summit on psychological research was held for attendees.
Yun Guohong speaks during the ceremony at IMNU, Nov 24. [Photo/imnu.edu.cn]
Fu Xiaolan delivers remarks at the ceremony, Nov 24. [Photo/imnu.edu.cn]