The UMass Amherst iCons program prepares our best undergraduates to be problem solvers, leaders and innovators in science and technology. iCons faculty recruit top tier students across a diverse range of science and engineering disciplines to identify global problems and find cutting edge solutions. The iCons program positions students for high achievement in graduate school and in their careers.

News Highlights

iCAN leads case study at Junior Achievement Summer Institute

In partnership with Junior Achievement of Northern New England, A group of dedicated iCons alumni visited the MIT Sloan School of Management to run an iCons-style case study for high school students.

The event was a terrific demonstration of the power of the iCons approach, and was a great success.

For more details and pictures, check out the offical blog post: http://iconsalumni.org/service/2017/08/04/ican-case-study.html

 

iCons Alumni Network (iCAN) Celebrates One Year Anniversary

iCAN (iCons Alumni Network)

A group of UMass iCons Program alumni officially launched the iCAN organization in the summer of 2016.  This international network aims to foster and maintain a powerful sense of community among the alumni of iCons. Their mission:  "We believe that we can carry the collaborative spirit of the program out into the world, and by doing so, improve both it and ourselves."  

iCons Students Honored for Solar Panel Cooling Proposal

Four students in the Integrated Concentration in Science (iCons) program have been awarded first place in the UMass Amherst Undergraduate Sustainability Research Award 2017 for their research paper “What is it Going to Take to Make Solar Panels Cool?”  Read More

Upcoming Events

Wed, Sep 27 - 7:00pm

Integrated Sciences Bldg, Rm 145

Dr. Justin Fermann

iCons Director

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Come to this information session to learn more about the iCons program, get your questions answered, and meet current students!  Applications are due October 10th -- don't miss out on this opportunity to find out if iCons is right for you!  Refreshments will be served.

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Tue, Oct 3 - 7:00pm

Integrated Sciences Bldg, Rm 145

Dr. Justin Fermann

iCons Director

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Final info session before application deadline!  Refreshments served.

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Tue, Oct 10 - 11:55pm

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