Natural & Social Sciences

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College of Natural & Social Sciences

Science is all around us. How we act, the environments in which we live, the laws that govern us, the physiological, psychological, and pragmatic elements that impact our lives are studied here at UNK. Discover more about the Natural & Social Science departments:

Wyatt Behn, Physics Research

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Forget California, retiring professor Ron Tuttle found his home at University of Nebraska at Kearney

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Forget California, retiring professor Ron Tuttle found his home at University of Nebraska at Kearney

By TYLER ELLYSON UNK Communications KEARNEY – Ron Tuttle had his sights set on sunny California. It was the “Beach Boys era,” as he called it, and the West Coast was the place to be for 20-somethings. At least that’s what Tuttle thought before he arrived in Kearney in 1974. The industrial technology professor with […]

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I am an assistant professor of biology at the University of Nebraska at Omaha and want undergraduates in my lab to have the same types of opportunities that I had at UNK.
Christine Cutucache
Biology