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