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Making the STEM Academic World a Better Place
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
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
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.