News Highlights

Jack Moody '21 | Driven to Lead, Inspire, and Learn

UMass iCons | Jack Moody 2021

“My driving force is the desire to lead, inspire, and learn from the teams working on society’s largest problems to find the right solutions that have a positive impact on the world.”

iCons Teaching Fellowship - Call for Nominations

UMass iCons Program

The UMass iCons Program invites nominations of UMass faculty for its iCons Teaching Fellowship.

The iCons Teaching Fellows are selected to teach one iCons course for 2-3 years and receive professional development funding for the duration of the fellowship. Faculty may be nominated for the iCons Teaching Fellowship by current iCons students, by their departmental head or chair, by colleagues, or by self-nomination. Nominated instructors will be notified with additional information about the fellowship.

UMass iCons and Fighting Institutionalized Racism with Dr. Scott Auerbach

Dr. Scott Auerbach | Dignity  Respect podcast

UMass iCons Mahoney Family Sponsored Executive Director, Scott Auerbach, joined Nefertiti Walker, VC for Equity and Inclusion and Chief Diversity Officer at UMass Amherst, on the university’s Dignity & Respect in Action podcast this past week.

Inaugural UMEF Held May 4, 2021

UMass Energy Forum

The UMass Energy Forum, a collaborative effort of the UMass Energy Transition Institute, the UMass iCons Program, the UMass Wind Energy Fellows Program, and the UMass Clean Energy Extension was held on Tuesday, May 4, 2021.

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.

Spotlight on iCons Alumna, Angela Essa '17

UMass iCons | Angela Essa

UMass iCons alumna, Angela Essa '17, was recently featured in UMass Medical School's Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences Student Spotlight series for her work studying diet and hypertension in pregnant women.

Call for iCons Research Participants

Radha Dave and Meg Davis Research

The undergraduate research team of Radha Dave and Meg Davis, working under the direction of Dr. Justin Fermann (Chemistry), are seeking participants for a study looking at water usage and time spent in showers to facilitate water conservation in the public.

iCons Student, Emily Laus, Takes Part in United Nations Sustainability Course

UMass iCons | Emily Laus Takes Part in United Nations Sustainability Course

iCons sophomore and Physics major, Emily Laus, is one of thirty UMass students to be taking part in the UN Global Sustainable Solutions Winter School, a ten-week course focused on ecosystem-based climate adaption and disaster risk reduction that kicked off this week.