School of Geographic Sciences has one of the first Ph.D. programs in geography approved in China, one of the first geographical postdoctoral posts in China, and one of the two earliest units owning key disciplinary in physical geography in China. Inheriting the spirit of ‘striving unceasingly to become stronger’ and ‘deriving rational knowledge and being honest and sincere,’ pursuing the ideal of ‘Creativity, Character, and Community,’ and adhering to the motto of ‘Seek Truth, Foster Originality, and Honor the Teaching Professions,’ our school has carried forward its advantages in such traditional disciplines as teacher education and education research, in an effort to transform itself into a research institute with international prestige.