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.

Special iCons Internship Opportunity

Have you ever dreamed of working inside a mountain? If so, here's your chance! We are looking for a few good engineers and scientists interested in energy and the environment to intern at First Light's Northfield Mountain pumped-storage hydroelectric plant in Northfield, MA. If you are interested in learning more, please attend the information session on:
***Tuesday, February 9, 1:00-2:30pm in ISB 241H (The Fishbowl) – lunch provided.***
Please RSVP to Cameron (cholden@umass.edu) if you are planning on attending.

How Science Education Can Save the World

Prof. Scott Auerbach

In this piece published by The Huffington Post, Scott Auerbach, iCons Co-Director, argues that we need to change the way that math and science are taught in this country:


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