The UMass Amherst iCons program prepares our best undergraduates to be problem solvers, leaders and innovators in science, technology, and business. iCons recruits quality students across a diverse range of science, engineering, and business 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

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Making the STEM Academic World a Better Place

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When asked why she joined the UMass iCons Program, Kathryne (Kitty) Lovell ‘23 said, “I joined iCons because I wanted to find a group of people who are interested in making the world a better place within their field of STEM.” Through her senior thesis work, Kitty is working towards this goal and helping to make the world of STEM education a more inviting and inclusive atmosphere.

UMass iCons Hosts Spring Info Session for Interested Students

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UMass iCons hosted a virtual Spring Info Session for students interested in UMass Amherst and to help recruit the next amazing cohort of iCons students.

iCons Women in Power

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Full story from UMass Amherst: The Integrated Concentration in STEM (iCons) Program alters expectations about what undergraduate students in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) and business are capable of achieving.

UMass Amherst iCons brings the real world into the classroom with two goals in mind: preparing undergraduates for success after graduation and equipping them to change the world for the better. To do this, iCons asks students to tackle problems that have defied solution by even the world's foremost experts.

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