Kristy Jurchen has been teaching chemistry at Concordia since August 2005. Prior to her arrival at Concordia, she taught chemistry at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign beginning in the fall of 2003. As part of her role on the chemistry faculty, Dr. Jurchen serves as chemical hygiene officer for the science building. Dr. Jurchen's research interests include chemical education, bioinorganic chemistry, and environmental chemistry.
Dr. Kristy Jurchen's Academic Programs
A degree in physical science from Concordia University, Nebraska will give you an interdisciplinary background in the physical sciences including physics, chemistry and math. Many students choose a physical science major as a broad-based education because they want to teach high school science, chemistry or physics, and a bachelor’s degree in physical science can help equip you with the comprehensive physical science skills you need to educate your future students.
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