As a veteran educator, inspiring, empowering and charting a pathway to success for students is something Nancy Ruzycki, Ph.D., instructional associate professor in the Department of Materials Science & Engineering, has been doing for decades. Now, on the heels of… Read More
Inequality in science and engineering can have lasting impacts across race, gender and ethnicities that go unnoticed for decades – yet affect treatments and solutions used every day. Now, four faculty members in the Department of Materials Science & Engineering aim to shine a light on some of these knowledge gaps and help rectify the problems they create.
Early assessments of the Engaging Quality Instruction through Professional Development (EQuIPD) program are revealing its impressive impact among Florida teachers. The EQuIPD program, led by Department of Materials Science & Engineering Senior Lecturer Nancy Ruzycki, Ph.D., is funded through a… Read More
UF LEADS WITH INNOVATIVE PROCESSES TO STIMULATE EFFECTIVE NEW TEACHING METHODS FOR K-12 EDUCATORS Near the end of December 2019, the Florida Talent Development Council released a report outlining the path forward for workforce development in the state. Governor Ron… Read More
“Zoom in.” “A little more.” “What evidence do you see in the surface appearance that you can use to determine if it is a brittle or ductile failure?” MSE Professor Nancy Ruzycki, Ph.D., can be heard coaching two students who… Read More