UMass iCons hosted two virtual application support session to help recruit the next amazing cohort of iCons students.
The UMass Amherst iCons Program is pleased to announce the selection of Professor Wei Fan as the 2021-2022 iCons Teaching Fellow. The award brings new faculty members to the iCons Program, relying on student nominations to bring great candidates forward. iCons Teaching Fellows teach one iCons course for 2-3 years and receive professional development funding for the duration of the fellowship.
UMass iCons held two summer informational webinars for first and second-year students in business and STEM-intensive majors to help recruit the next amazing cohort of iCons students.
“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.”
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 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.
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.
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).
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).
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