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<br /> Summer 2012<br /> <br /> The Pursuit of Peace Arsenic on Your Plate<br /> <br /> 16 umass amherst<br /> Summer 2012<br /> THE MAGAZINE FOR ALUMNI AND FRIENDS<br /> 16 Bring It On!<br /> The Minutemen and new head coach<br /> Charley Molnar get ready to move up to the<br /> Football Bowl Subdivision.<br /> 22 Arsenic on Your Plate<br /> How much do we eat? What is safe?<br /> 24 Taking it on the Road<br /> On tour with the Dance Outreach Program.<br /> 28 UMass President Robert L. Caret<br /> A year at the helm.<br /> 30 A Tale of Two Peace Offerings<br /> Philanthropists encourage the pursuit of peace.<br /> 32 Socks in the Hayloft<br /> A former gymnast leaps into entrepreneurship.<br /> On the cover: Minutemen Rob Blanchflower (87), Tom Brandt (37), Jordan Broadnax (28),<br /> Kellen Pagel (10), Brandon Potvin (95), Quinton Sales (51), Antoine Tharpe (2),<br /> Darren Thellen (27), and Alan Williams (20). 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My mother, Carolyn Rider Ice ’33S, who </a> <a title="summer-2012 page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1e2fc269?page=8"> Vol. 16 | No . 3 | Summer 2012 Executive Editor </a> <a title="summer-2012 page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1e2fc269?page=9"> UMass Amherst Libraries’ tenth annual Dinner </a> <a title="summer-2012 page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1e2fc269?page=10"> Around the Pond ARTIST SOPHEAP PICH </a> <a title="summer-2012 page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1e2fc269?page=11"> Sopheap Pich’s bamboo and rattan sculpture, “Comp</a> <a title="summer-2012 page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1e2fc269?page=12"> Around the Pond BEN BARNHART 2012 Commencement </a> <a title="summer-2012 page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1e2fc269?page=13"> A Different Kind of Sorority IGU turns 50 BACK IN</a> <a title="summer-2012 page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1e2fc269?page=14"> Around the Pond JOHN SOLEM RFK Jr. at Mullins </a> <a title="summer-2012 page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1e2fc269?page=15"> 2 Professors 76 Years of Teaching 2,604 Lunch Dat</a> <a title="summer-2012 page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1e2fc269?page=16"> Sports Minutes Coach Kacey Schmitt (below, with </a> <a title="summer-2012 page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1e2fc269?page=17"> Winning Seasons Mullins Center, Garber Field, </a> <a title="summer-2012 page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1e2fc269?page=18"> Science Notebook How the Gecko Got Her Stick IF</a> <a title="summer-2012 page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1e2fc269?page=19"> Plants into Plastics YOU’VE SEEN FAKE plastic pl</a> <a title="summer-2012 page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1e2fc269?page=20"> Bring It On! The Minutemen are ready for big-tim</a> <a title="summer-2012 page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1e2fc269?page=21"> Veteran coaches have been preparing the Minutemen</a> <a title="summer-2012 page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1e2fc269?page=22"> Molnar enjoyed great success as an offensive a</a> <a title="summer-2012 page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1e2fc269?page=23"> “If there’s one fundamental we’ve been working </a> <a title="summer-2012 page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1e2fc269?page=24"> The Big Time John McCutcheon, UMass Amherst direc</a> <a title="summer-2012 page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1e2fc269?page=25"> Charley in Charge It is easy to fi</a> <a title="summer-2012 page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1e2fc269?page=26"> on Your Plate How much do we eat? What is safe? 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