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 1 & 2 Poster Session & Annual Energy Debate Weds. 5/4

iCons 1 & iCons 2 Biomedicine Poster Session

iCons 1 & 2 Poster Session & Annual Energy Debate (Wed May 4, 6-8pm, ISB 135)

Come see this year's combined finale for iCons 1 and 2 students: iCons 1 students will present original team-developed case studies, some of which may be studied by next year’s iCons 1 students, and iCons 2 Biomedicine students will share the results of their final team research projects.

At 7:00 p.m. head into the auditorium (ISB 135) to hear select teams from the iCons 2 Renewable Energy class engage in the Annual Public Energy Debate on the following question:

•Which proposal will likely create a quantifiably positive impact on campus sustainability that starts within the next 5 years and continues thereafter?

•Smart Solar
•Smart Recycling
•Smart Lighting

Samantha Giffen, iCons senior, Named 21st Century Leader

Samantha Giffen

iCons senior and double major, Samantha Giffen, has been selected as 1 of only 10 members of the UMass graduating class to be awarded the 21st Century Leader Award. Please join us in congratulating her!

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