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.

Fermann & Auerbach facilitate at Yale workshop: "Globalizing the Liberal Arts"

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Chemistry professors Scott Auerbach and Justin Fermann, co-directors of the Integrated Concentration in Science (iCons) program, facilitated an invited workshop at Yale University earlier this month during a conference entitled “Globalizing the Liberal Arts.”

The conference focused on innovation in college-level liberal arts and science education, bringing thought leaders from around the U.S. to inform a curricular revision at Yale-NUS College, a satellite institution located in Singapore and co-founded by Yale University and the National University of Singapore (NUS).

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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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