Why iCons?

The UMass Amherst iCons program prepares our best undergraduates to be problem solvers, leaders and innovators in science and technology. iCons faculty recruit top tier students across a diverse range of science and engineering disciplines to identify global problems and find cutting edge solutions. The iCons program positions students for high achievement in graduate school and in their careers.

iCons students intern at MA life science & energy firms

iCons students intern at MA life science & energy firms

After a competitive application and interview process, iCons students' energy and life science internships at Anika Therapeutics, Boston-Power, Inc. and Waters Corporation are well underway. Students are excited to apply their 'iCons' way of thinking to the problems that these companies are working diligently to solve.

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Auerbach named first UMass Amherst recipient of Manning Prize

Umass Amherst Professor of Chemistry, Scott Auerbach

Founding iCons Director and iCons 2 Energy instructor, Prof Scott Auerbach, will be honored Monday at a luncheon hosted by UMass President Martin Meehan for winning the first Manning Prize for Excellence in Teaching. The prize honors one outstanding faculty member from each of the five UMass campuses.

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