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Five more distinguished young scholars, graduates of various colleges, have been added to the roster of the Junior members of the Society of Fellows at Harvard, it was announced yesterday.

The Society of Fellows, the last academic innovation of President-emeritus Lowell, is a group of young men of promise, chosen by the Senior Fellows among whom is President Conant, who devote themselves to productive scholarship, completely free from academic regulation or degree requirements. They have all privileges of instruction in the University, receive free use of any library or laboratory, are given free room and board in the Houses, and an annual stipend of $1,250.

The new members of the Society are:

John Bardeen, B.S. '28, M.A. '29, University of Wisconsin, now studying at the Princeton Graduate School in electrical engineering. He had charge of the magnetic work of the geophysical department of the Gulf Oil Company for two years. He will do research work on the electrical properties of metals.

Ivan Alexander Getting, B.S. '32, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He held the Thomas A. Edison Scholarship for four years, and specialized in physics, since then he has been at Oxford on a Rhodes Scholarship doing research on the effect of the rotation of the galaxy on cosmic rays.

Henry Edward Guerlac, A.B. '32, M. A. '33 Cornell. His field is biochemistry, and he is now engaged in work on the isolation of carbonic anhydrase, a blood enzyme.

George Maxim Anossov Hanfmann, Ph.D. University of Berlin, summa cum laude. His field is Etruscan art, and he is now working on it at Johns Hopkins.

Paul Langen Ward, B.S. '33. Amhorst, summa cum laude; M.A. Harvard '34. His field of research is medieval history.

The appointment of these five men brings the total number of Junior Fellows to eighteen, six less than the authorized total. They form the third group to be selected, the Society having been founded in 1933

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