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

Teaching by Learning Something New Every Day

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Shubha Tewari enjoys a good challenge, especially if that challenge means that she gets to learn something new. So when she was first asked to teach in the iCons Program at UMass Amherst, she was highly intrigued.

Peg Crowley-Nowick `86 – A Pioneer in the Business of Science

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Dr. Peg Crowley-Nowick ‘86 often finds herself running from one meeting to another, as busy as anyone except that her business involves being both a scientist on the one hand and running a medical affairs company on the other.

9th Annual iCons Senior Expo Features Research Finding From Largest Graduating Class

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On Thursday, May 5, the UMass Integrated Concentration in STEM (iCons) Program gathered together their largest graduating class at the 9th Annual iCons Senior Exposition. The graduating cohort, known as the “9th Bit,” is the largest group yet to complete the rigorous four-year certificate program, with 36 students graduating the program in 2022.

Upcoming Events

Wed, Aug 31 - 8:00pm

Online | Zoom

iCons Panel of Students and Faculty

Thu, Sep 1 - 10:00am

Online | Zoom

iCons Panel of Students and Faculty

Tue, Oct 11 - 11:55pm


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