University of Alaska Fairbanks
PO Box 750205
Fairbanks, AK 99775-6640


Phone: (907) 474-7540

Ben Ellis
Major: Biological sciences
Standing: Junior
Born and raised in Colorado, Ben moved away as soon as they possibly could, living in Wasilla for a few more years before finally settling down in Fairbanks. They plan on getting their degree in biological sciences, and then to move on to a postgrad degree in biomedical engineering outside of the states, before settling down in Ireland. For fun they enjoy fencing, listening to music way too loudly, and playing games with their friends.

Hansae Som
Multimedia Editor
Major: Wildlife Biology and Conservation
Standing: Senior
Originally from South Korea, Hansae has been committed to understanding the relationship between humans and nature. He believes in a world where no innocent plants and animals perish, a planet on which all walks of life flourish in harmony. Hansae lived and worked in Canada, Germany, and S. Korea as an environmental advocate and social activist. Traveling, photography and aimlessly walking in the woods are his favorite pastimes.


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