Yale Will Honor Grew With Howland Award
Joseph C. Grew '02, President of the Harvard Alumni Association and former Ambassador to Japan, will receive the Howland Memorial Prize April 14 and will also deliver a public lecture in accepting the award, Yale University announced yesterday. Envoy to Japan from 1932 up to the outbreak of war, Grew has only been in the country since the early part of last fall.
The Howland Prize is awarded annually by Yale to a citizen of any country for distinguished achievement in the field of literature, the arts, or the science of government. It was established in the memory of Henry Elias Howland, of the class of 1854 at Yale.
In addition to national speeches 'and articles in which Grew has stressed the endurance and fanaticism of Japan, the ex-ambassador last fall wrote an article for the CRIMSON warning college students that they were marked college students that they were marked for slaughter by the Axis in the eventuality of a defeat of the United Nations.
Announcing other forthcoming lecturers on world affairs, Yale revealed that William H. Chamberlin, former Christian Science Monitor correspondent to Moscow, and Sir Bernard Pares of the universities of Liverpool and London, are listed.