News Highlights

iCons Student, Joshua McGee, Selected for Coveted UMass and NSF Awards

Joshua McGee 2021 | iCons Student

We are proud to share that iCons senior, Joshua McGee ’21 (iCons Biomedicine/Biosystems track), a Chemical Engineering major, has been selected as a 2020 UMass Rising Researcher and a 2021 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow (GRFP).

iCons Students to Moderate Women in STEM Event

iCons Students to Moderate Women in STEM Event

UMass iCons undergraduate students Emma Lovett and Abigail Guinan, both BIPOC women majoring in STEM fields,  have been chosen to serve as student moderators for the International Women’s Day for a STEM Career Social Hour with Dwana Franklin-Davis, CEO of Reboot Representation. The event will be held on Monday, March 8, 2021, from 6:00 – 7:00 pm and is hosted by the UMass Institute of Diversity Sciences (IDS).

UMass Core Summer Internship Program | Overview and Q&A

UMass Core Summer Internship Program

Check out the summer internship opportunities with the UMass Core Facilities.

iCons Blog

Why We Teach iCons

UMass iCons in session

This editorial by H. Holden Thorp captures why.  

Science Magazine article, "Drop the Chalk"

Decoupage and Pizza: What a combo!

iCons does Decoupage

Tuesday 3/21, iCons students proved there is no craft they can't tackle.  Check Decoupage off the list.  Students and faculty (Ally Hunter) gathered in ISB 145 armed with nothing more than scissors, craft paper, e6000 apoxy, mod podge, and some creativity.  Some beautiful work was created and some fun had.  At the end of the time, the pizza box was empty and many were peeling the glue off of their fingers with a look of accomplishment on their faces.  A small break from the stresses of academic life.  

Come join us next time if you can make it :)

Beyond the Classroom—iCons Fall Integrative Experiences

Ceramics Coffee Hour

The iCons Community joins together for many events outside the classroom.  Here are a few from last semester!