Seven faculty members were appointed fellows in the Center for Advanced Study for the academic year 1995-96 by the UI Board of Trustees at its meeting April 13 in Chicago. The appointments provide untenured faculty members one semester of release time for creative work on self-initiated programs of scholarly research or professional activity. The fellows are chosen in an annual competition by Center for Advanced Study professors. Two of the appointees have been designated Beckman Fellows. Named for UI alumnus and benefactor Arnold O. Beckman, the appointments recognize outstanding younger candidates who have made distinctive scholarly contributions. Faculty members named Beckman Fellows, and the research area they intend to pursue: * Martin Gruebele, chemistry, novel effects in vibrational energy redistribution. * Sergei V. Ivanov, mathematics, free Burnside groups of exponents. Faculty members named fellows, and the research area they intend to pursue: * Geoffrey C. Bowker, Graduate School of Library and Information Science, the role of organizational memory in the production of knowledge. * Nan Goggin, School of Art and Design, creation of a multimedia artwork which will construct a narrative on the topic of manual labor. * David J. Miller, animal sciences, signaling through sperm receptors for eggs during mammalian fertilization. * Joseph Squier, School of Art and Design, creation of an Internet-based virtual artwork exploring the relationship between body and identity. * Aaron E. Wright, Germanic languages and literatures, Latin commentary and the German fable, 1350-1500.