PSS Winter '13

PULTENEY STREET SURVEY - WINTER 2013

Parallels

Elizabeth A. Schulte ’90
Salt Lake City, Utah

Attorney at Law at Parsons Behle & Latimer where she concentrates on water law and environmental and natural resource litigation

1. When did you first develop an interest in environmental advocacy? During High School. I was always in love with the outdoors and being in the mountains made it a natural fit.

2. Do you spend a lot of time outdoors? Whenever I am not at work, I am in the mountains climbing, skiing, biking, or running around with my dogs.

3. What do you think is the most important global environmental issue? Water resources and water quality. It’s the most fundamental environmental issue plaguing the world.

4. What’s the most beautiful place you’ve ever been? Nepal. I went during my junior year in college and I fell in love with the mountains.

5. Who was your favorite professor? Donna Keuck, my sociology professor. She was the best!

6. What’s your favorite dessert? Ice cream, specifically Talenti Carmel Sea Salt, YUM!

7. Cat person or dog person? No question: DOG person! Just ask my boyfriend.

8. What’s the most adventurous thing you’ve ever done? Mountaineering in Peru, going back to law school, or doing the Grand Traverse through the Tetons.

9. Who are you most inspired by? Some people I admire for their grit, others for their dedication to making a difference in their communities and others for seeming to have found genuine peace.

Anna Dorman ’14
Keene, New Hampshire

International relations and environmental studies double major with minors in Middle Eastern studies and economics; attended the Clinton Global Initiative

1. When did you first develop an interest in environmental advocacy? In high school when I competed in the Canon Envirothon competition.

2. Do you spend a lot of time outdoors? I love hiking and wish I had more time to be outside!

3. What do you think is the most important global environmental issue? Issues of water quality and availability. Water is fundamental to human development issues.

4. What’s the most beautiful place you’ve ever been? Wadi Mujib, a gorgeous desert nature reserve that I visited while studying abroad in Jordan.

5. Who was your favorite professor?
No way am I answering this! I’m still a junior.

6. What’s your favorite dessert?
Coffee ice cream with gummy bears (preferably the mini ones).

7. Cat person or dog person?
I love dogs, though some cats are pretty cool and make the cut.

8. What’s the most adventurous thing you’ve ever done?
Every time I have ever been abroad has been an amazing adventure. Studying in Jordan changed the way I look at the world.

9. Who are you most inspired by?
I am most frequently inspired by kids, whether from something truly mind blowing that they say in passing or a desire to give them a better world.

 

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