Student Profiles

iCons students come from over 25 different majors on campus; their diversity makes the program strong. Our student-driven curriculum really puts the students in the leadership position from day 1. Hear what these leaders have to say…

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Shelby Phillips

Major:

Biology

Hometown:

Lowell, MA

Shelby hopes to bring passion for science and family outreach to this growing field

Matt Yee on UMass Student Farm

Matt Yee

Major:

Food Science, Sustainable Food and Farming

Hometown:

Brewster, NY

...It was much more on the student to go figure it out.

Grace Ortgiesen

Grace Ortgiesen

Major:

Microbiology

Hometown:

Hudson, MA

I want to take those facts and turn them into something. And that’s the whole point of iCons.

Megan Brady

Megan Brady

Major:

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Hometown:

Mendon, MA

Megan wondered, can we identify and quantify the presence of hormones in the breath?

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Hannah French

Major:

Environmental Science

Hometown:

Townsend, MA

iCons promised an opportunity to work in teams on the biggest challenges facing the world today...