iCons Cohort 7 Orientation and Induction

Date and time: 
Sat, Dec 3, 2016 - 8:30am

Integrated Sciences Building, Rm 221

Event Details 


iCons Cohort 7:  The Seventh Kingdom!iCons Community:  Join us in welcoming the 7th cohort at their orientation to the iCons Program!  

The iCons Orientation and Induction Ceremony for the iCons Seventh Cohort will be happening Saturday, December 3rd in the Integrated Sciences Building (ISB) Room 221, and we hope you can join us!

Here's how the day will break down:

  • 8:30 AM - Hot coffee and fresh Bruegger’s bagels to start the day 
  • 9:00 AM - Words of welcome from the iCons Program Director
  • 9:15 AM - Meet the iCons 1 instructors and dive into iCons-style problem solving
  • 11:50 AM - 7th Cohort group photo taken on the LSL grand stairway 
  • 12:00 PM Class dismissed!

Inception Materials: the following articles, to be read in advance, will frame the case study discussion that all participants will have a chance to roll up their sleeves and work on: 

·       The Millennium Project: http://www.millennium-project.org/millennium/SOF2012-English.pdf  and

·       7 Big Problems for 7 billion People:  http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/44990504/ns/us_news-life/#

This will be a wonderful way for you to meet current iCons students and to work with them in solving a huge world problem.   This is also probably the best way to take in the full iCons experience! 

Please RSVP to Cameron Holden at cholden@umass.edu.  And thank you for your support of the iCons Program.