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

News Highlights

From iCons Classroom to Global Adventures

Heather Bortolussi and Fay Paicos walking on wooded street in Thailand

Heather Bortolussi '24 and Fay Paicos '24, both recent graduates of the Environmental Science program and the UMass iCons Program at UMass Amherst, discovered that an iCons classroom is not just the beginning of a professional toolkit but a gateway to enriching experiences beyond academia. Their journey began in an iCons 2 classroom, where their teamwork sparked a friendship that extended far beyond those four walls, taking them all the way to Thailand for a study abroad adventure.

Announcing the 2024 Winners of the Crowley-Nowick Award for iCons Student Leadership and Philanthropy

Crowley- Nowick Scholars | Claudia Figueroa-Pabon and Shiven Patel

We are excited to announce the 2024 recipients of the Crowley-Nowick Award for iCons Student Leadership and Philanthropy: Claudia Figeroa-Pabón ’25 (Biomedical Engineering and Commonwealth Honors College) and Shiven Patel ’26 (Computer Science and Commonwealth Honors College).

iCons Program Graduates Largest-ever Cohort, Including First ISOM Students

Pic of new certificate holders as 2024 Senior Expo

The UMass Amherst Integrated Concentration in STEM (iCons) Program held its 11th Annual Senior Exposition – the culminating event of the iCons Program – and celebrated significant milestones in the program’s history. The event, held May 13, marked both the awarding of 46 certificates, the largest iCons graduating class to date, as well as the graduation of the first iCons students from the Isenberg School of Management.

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iCons Panel of Students and Faculty

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iCons Panel of Students and Faculty

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