Ski Princess: Elizabeth (Liz) Durand

Major: Chemical Engineering

Hometown: Hingham, Massachusetts

Campus Activities: Cornell Alpine Ski Team

Why she came to Cornell: Wanted a great school far from home where she could pursue engineering.



Class: Intro to Cognitive Science

Book: Harry Potter

Food: steak

Movie: Gone Girl

TV Show:  How to Get Away With Murder

Music Genre: country


Let’s Get Personal

Relationship status: single

Total Pet Peeves: people chomping on their gum

Favorite Cornell Memory: Slope Day 2014!!!

Every girl needs these 3 things:  friends, brains and skis

Perfect date in 10 words or less: sunset sailboat ride

Choice superpower: super strength

Post-grad plans: work for a pharmaceutical company in the greater Boston area

Favorite place in the world: Newport, RI

Relationship deal breakers: smoking

Celebrity crush: Dave Franco

Most played song on iPod: “Sunshine & Whiskey” by Frankie Ballard

Favorite quote: “Life is short, Break the Rules. Forgive quickly, Kiss slowly. Love truly. Laugh uncontrollably. And never regret anything that makes you smile.” - Mark Twain

What’s something most people don’t know about you? “I’m addicted to coffee. It makes my entire body shake, but I still love it.”

What do you look for in a significant other? “I look for someone I can just be myself around. If I want to watch Netflix in sweatpants, he should too! Nice eyes are also a plus.”

Who is someone you look up to?  “I look up to my big sister Caitlin, who is a senior at Tufts. She has a great personality and a contagious smile.”

Are you excited to be this week’s campus cutie?! “Yes. Surprised but still definitely excited!”