The Rotarian

August 2019

What Happens When You Say Yes To Rotary

These 17 people joined Rotary to make a difference — only to find themselves transformed.

The Rotarian Conversation: Jonathan Quick

When it comes to epidemics, public health expert Jonathan Quick says we have the solutions. We simply have to embrace them.

What We Learn By Living Somewhere Else

A Chicago artist and actor spent a season away from home and found another place to belong.

More from the August issue of The Rotarian

Our world

Right at home
Class project
Q&A with Noelle Volin
People of action around the globe


Don’t play it again, Dad

Our clubs

Comeback club in Indiana
4 questions about international project partnerships with Beth Keck
Club innovation: Northern Shenandoah Valley, Virginia
Convention update: Honolulu museums

July 2019

The Past is Prologue

For nearly 40 years, RI’s new president, Mark Daniel Maloney, and his family have demonstrated that Rotary connects the world.

The Wheel Deal

How one member of a shrinking club took a unique approach to wooing new recruits, starting with the town’s civic leaders.

The Grief That Does Not Speak

While dining with an old friend, an acclaimed Chicago author witnesses the enduring repercussions of violence.

The Rotarian Conversation: Alex Kotlowitz

Noted writer Alex Kotlowitz, an astute observer of social imbalance, says that whatever our address or economic status, we are all neighbors.

Our world

Peace coach Tamara Smiley Hamilton
That sinking feeling
Q&A with Fatima Lahmami Langlois
Sanitation solutions in Lebanon


Wishful thanking

Our clubs

Making a splash in Playa del Carmen, Mexico
6 questions about restoring the home of Rotary’s founder
Club innovation: Duluth Superior Eco, Minnesota
Convention update: Aloha spirit

June 2019

The view from above

Photographer George Steinmetz has captured panoramic aerial images of the plains of Africa, the vast sand dunes of Brazil, and the frozen expanses of Antarctica. In the process, he has gone from wanting to see the world to wanting to save it.

World view

In judging our photo contest, George Steinmetz selected nine images from more than 600 submissions. He brought to the task four decades of traveling and photo- graphing the world, so he can appreciate a photo both for its aesthetic qualities and for the story it tells.

Our world

Elias Thomas’ raintrust
Smooth operations
Q&A with Max Toledo
Maasai women make cleanliness their business

Our clubs

Snowbirds’ roost in Florida
5 questions about district grants with Margie Horning
Convention countdown: Online updates

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