1. Which icon do you find most inspiring?
Jonas Salk, for his life-saving polio vaccine that saved millions of Americans children from infection and paralysis.
Walt Disney, for his ability to turn dreams into reality.
Mother Teresa, for her tireless care for the sick and poor.
Albert Einstein, for his ability to see beyond the rules of classical physics.
Andy Warhol, for his unceasing dedication to art and expression.
2. Choose a quote that best describes your life philosophy.
"The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others." (Mahatma Gandhi)
"The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams." (Eleanor Roosevelt)
"Great things in business are never done by one person. They're done by a team of people." (Steve Jobs)
"Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known." (Carl Sagan)
"The world is but a canvas to our imagination." (Henry David Thoreau)
3. Which image do you find most beautiful?
4. What are you most proud of in yourself?
I am compassionate. I feel in tune with others' needs and wants.
I am determined and reliable. Others can depend on me to get results.
I am intelligent and logical. I'm great at solving problems objectively.
I am passionate and articulate when expressing myself or sharing ideas with others.
I am humble. I work hard, but always share the limelight with others.
5. What's your ideal weekend activity?
Going for a hike or spending time in nature.
Spending time working on a craft or hobby.
Hitting the gym or training for my next race.
Meeting new people and collaborating on new projects.
Journaling, painting, photography, or some other creative project.
6. What did you want to be when you were young?
A teacher. I wanted to help kids like my teachers had helped me.
The president. I always liked the idea of being a leader.
A doctor. I wanted to help heal sick people.
A marine biologist. I loved animals and was fascinated by the ocean depths.
A famous musician or actor; I loved to perform!
7. Which current issue concerns you most?
Global economic stability
The emergence of super viruses
Alternative power and energy security
Improving education and educational access
Keeping the U.S. a great place to live.
8. Where would you most like to visit on campus?
See how vets care for pets at CVMBS' James L. Voss Veterinary Teaching Hospital.
Check out a play or music performance at the University Center for the Arts.
Cheer the Rams at the new stadium!
Watch students pitch startup ideas at the Colorado State University Collegiate Challenge.
Stroll through the flowers at the Annual Flower Trial Garden.
9. If you could do it all over again, how would you join the Ram Community as a student?
ASCSU. I would want to improve the student experience with my leadership skills.
I would've loved to be a student lab assistant.
The Marching Band. What a fun way to use musical talent and show your Ram Pride!
Eco Leaders. I love that students are so environmentally conscious.
Cans Around the Oval. I'm proud that CSU supports the less fortunate in our community.
10. Of course, Colorado State is our favorite cause. What other cause is closest to your heart?
Global health and disease prevention
Funding innovative entrepreneurs and their enterprises
Making knowledge accessible to all through local libraries
Affordable housing for up-and-coming families
Providing children with educational opportunity
11. What's in your Netflix queue?
Science fiction or nature documentaries
Lots of HGTV!
Social and cultural documentaries and family dramas.
Grey's Anatomy or ER classics
Independent movies or art documentaries
12. Choose your favorite Ram.
Elizabeth Ryan, for her research into the links between grains and cancer prevention
Temple Grandin, for her animal-handling advocacy
Yusef Komunyakaa, for his poetry's rich imagery and search for truth
Tony Frank, for his vision and leadership in building CSU
Sonny Lubick, for his dedication to excellence in our community
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