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March 2020

Scientist, farmer, innovator, Rotarian

A plainsman with a PhD, Bob Quinn uses his 4,000-acre Montana spread as a laboratory to revive an ancient grain, rethink agricultural practices, and reinvigorate rural communities.


Since 2015, more than 4 million people have fled an economically devastated Venezuela. Tracking the stories of three who left puts faces on that staggering statistic.

Business casual

A youthful outlook isn’t the only key to rejuvenating Rotary, but it’s a start. For President-elect Holger Knaack, the opportunities are endless.

Our world

Rutger Mazel's global prespective
Q&A with Sarah Tuberty
People of action around the globe
Opening the world


Bound together

Our clubs

High profile in Seoul
4 questions for Bill Gates
Club innovation: A family affair
Convention countdown: Sweet ride

February 2020

More than a library

After the 1994 genocide, Rotarians led a successful campaign to build Rwanda’s first public library. It’s now a lively gathering place and a bastion against ignorance and tyranny.

Rwanda's no-so-distant horror

The Rotarian went to Rwanda 10 years after the genocide and described both the horror and the hope as Rotarians sought to rebuild. The story is as powerful now as it was in 2004.

How to tell fact from fiction...

... and trust the news again. Professional fact-checkers share their techniques.

Toward a more lasting peace

With a new peace center in Africa, a reimagined peace fellowship program, and ambitious plans for the future, Rotary International advances its push for global harmony.

Our world

Earl of sandwiches
Q&A with Pat Rains
People of action around the globe
Halfway around the world in 36 days


Braking news

Our clubs

Service in Stumptown
4 questions about programs of scale grants
Club innovation: Downtown Franklin, Tennessee
Convention countdown: Convenient cuisine

January 2020

What it's like to...

Donate a kidney to a friend. Receive a kidney from a friend. Fly a chopper in Vietnam. Plant a garden with the first lady. In our fifth annual What It’s Like feature, Rotarians have some amazing stories to tell. Illustrations by Sébastien Thibault

Our world

Easy rider
Q&A with Joe Richardson
People of action around the globe
Three Rotary alums build on their friendship


Thanks for not sharing
The dry eye blues

Our clubs

Mile-high spirit in Denver
5 questions about leading a vocational training team
Club innovation: Jefferson City Evening, Missouri
Convention countdown: Come sale away

December 2019

The Sustainability Challenge

Ten years into the Rotary-USAID water and sanitation partnership, here's what worked, what didn't — and why.

A grand (and great-grand) tradition

Proud your parents were Rotarians? Some Rotary families go back five generations.

Our world

Nancy Leonhardt's new chapter
All well and good in Ghana
Q&A with Santosh Kale
People of action around the globe


Bringing up Daddy

Our clubs

No place like Rome
4 questions about starting a Rotary Fellowship
Club Innovation: An online home abroad
Convention countdown: Dessert island

November 2019

Hoops on the Hudson

In Yonkers, New York, a new basketball court four years in the making provides valuable life lessons to the community’s kids — and its adults.

The Rotarian Conversation: Henrietta Fore

Connecting 1.8 billion young people with education and jobs is a tall order. Henrietta Fore, executive director of UNICEF, is calling on Rotarians for ideas.

The Price of Polio

Five Rotarians tell their stories of living with the effects of the disease.

Our world

Chris Wells’ fresh start
Special collections in Barbados
Q&A with Julia Caussil
People of action around the globe
A Foundation to build on


How kindness appreciates
Matchmaker, matchmaker

Our clubs

Go with the flow in Hawaii
4 questions about how to make your club irresistible
Club innovation: Dar es Salaam Oyster Bay, Tanzania
Convention countdown: Family fun

October 2019

The plus in PolioPlus

We’re doing so much more than eradicating polio.

The Rotarian Conversation: Denis Mukwege

As a doctor, Congolese physician Denis Mukwege cares for women brutalized by sexual violence; as their champion, the Nobel laureate cries out for justice.

Our world

Secily Wilson’s wow factor
Q&A with Tom Sauer
People of action around the globe
Project fair forges strong friendships


Small change
Extra helping

Our clubs

Ear, ear!
4 questions about our new strategy to end polio
Club innovation: Wiarton, Ontario
Convention countdown: Good neighbors

September 2019

Aloha Rotary

Say hello to Honolulu, home to the 2020 Rotary International Convention. And the best way to see this island paradise? Hang with local Rotarians and Rotaractors.

Text Messages

Three writers explore expedient strategies for reading, the labyrinths of lexicography, and the subtle pleasures of rereading a favorite book.

Book Smarts

If you want to get serious about reading, time is not your friend. Here are some suggestions for making each book count.

High Definition

A longtime lexicographer reveals the rebarbative precision by which dictionaries are made and celebrates the unruly evolution of the English language.

Book Returns

Rereading an old favorite at different stages in life is a chance to discover new things in the text and in ourselves.

Our world

Rotarian rides again
Coral reef revival
Q&A with Anabella Palacios
People of action around the globe


How I met my sister

Our clubs

Tokyo rise
4 questions about family-friendly projects
Club innovation: Roseville, California
Convention update: Turtle power

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.

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

May 2019

Putting civility back into civil discourse

Rotarians find that bringing red and blue Americans together to talk – and listen – fits neatly with The Four-Way Test.

All we are saying...

Al Jubitz and Dennis Wong, two founders of the Rotarian Action Group for Peace, are working hard to give peace a chance.

The Four-Way Test in a post-truth era

As political passions swirl about, keep your eye on the goals of truth and fairness.

The Rotarian conversation with Gregg Easterbook

Author Gregg Easterbook argues that even though optimism has gone out of style, the world is in better shape than ever.

Our world

Profile: Learning curve
Secondhand treasurers
Ambassador to the world: Q&A with John Caulfield
Rotarians destigmatize opioid recovery


Shoe-leather civics
The good shepherd

Our clubs

Rebels with a cause
Club innovation: Future leaders with Rotary Club of Genève International, Switzerland
Convention: Info on the go

April 2019

Why climate change is Rotary’s business

Rotarians understand that the whole world is their backyard, which is why they are taking action to fight climate change. We show how they’re doing it.

Let’s start the conversation

RI President Barry Rassin talks about Rotary’s role in ensuring the well-being of the planet.

Losing ground

As the Arctic heats up, Mary Robinson, the former president of Ireland, examines the plight of indigenous Alaskans.

Friendly persuasion

The Citizen’s Climate Lobby tackles a contentious issue on Capitol Hill the Rotary way.

Ground game

Rotarians are already hard at work on some of the top-ranked solutions to climate change.

Young Rotary scholars join the conversation

Our world

Profile: A vine idea – Peace cultivator Heidi Kühn
Pingpong in the park
Polio first responder – Q&A with Ujala Nayyar
Second chances for teens in trouble


Type A retirees
Breaking bad

Our clubs

‘Small but feisty’ – Chicagoland’s feisty Lithuanians
7 questions about why polio’s last mile is so important with Michael K. McGovern, International PolioPlus Committee chair
Club innovation: Fresh start with Rotary Club of Napoli Parthenope, Naples, Italy
Convention countdown: Breakout sessions
Incoming governors connect in California

March 2019

Can one person make a difference?

Stephanie Woollard went from Down Under to the top of the world to find out.

Growth chart

President-elect Mark Daniel Maloney maps out a course for Rotary's future.

Why peace equals prosperity

The Institute for Economics and Peace had done the research on how countries could create and sustain peace. But how to put that research into action at the grassroots level? Enter Rotary.

Our world

Flower power
Peace through parks
Thinking — and giving — big


Naming names: Three initials threatened to disrupt a marriage —and destroy a family legacy
Less is more: Surviving in age of abundance

Our clubs

The Thinkers
4 questions about The Rotary Positive Peace Academy with Laurie Smolenski
Club innovation: Accra-East, Ghana - Meeting makeover
Convention: Hamburg dining
Brought to you by Rotary - How Rotary International uses your dues

February 2019

After the storm

A year after Hurricane Maria tore through Puerto Rico, we visited the island to learn how local Rotary members continue to rebuild homes and lives.

The joy of procrastination

It's time to cross "make a list" off your list.

Namaste ya’ll

A British-born Sikh who leads the International Storytelling Center in Tennessee, Kiran Singh Sirah believes spinning tales can foster world peace.

Building peace by degrees

How to become a Rotary Peace Fellow.

Our world

Peacemaker David Ives
Cases solved
Seeds of opportunity for small farmers


The flip side of hip

Our clubs

Austin powers in Texas
4 questions about sending your club president-elect to the convention
Club innovation: Far-flung fellowship
Convention: Go public
Path to the RI presidency

January 2019

What it’s like to…

Fly solo around the world. Win Olympic gold. Fight polio during a coup. Rotarians describe their experiences doing all that and more.

Our world

Follow the leader
A concert for a cause
Resources for refugees
20 years of "service beyond borders"


Clean out of excuses

Our clubs

Basque revival
4 questions about starting a community-based Rotaract club with Rhett Martin
Club innovation: Fresh faces
Convention countdown: Hamburg museums
Meet 6 trailblazing young leaders

December 2018

How to read

There's more to literacy than books.

Shelf life

Ready for more reading? With Rotarians in mind, we recommend 20 books — non-fiction and fiction, from writers established and new.

The Rotarian Conversation: Dana Suskind

Child development advocate Dana Suskind urges parents to talk to their babies early and often.

Our world

Pedal power
Constructive engagement
Timing is everything
‘Herring curtains’ spawn a recovery


Decline to decline

Our clubs

Fusion power
4 questions about water and sanitation in Haiti with Jeremy Hurst
Getting the word out
On two wheels

November 2018

The future of peace

In its work with the United Nations and other international organizations, the Rotary Representative Network advances a century-old tradition of fostering global harmony.

The Rotarian conversation: Strong constitution

Rotary Peace Fellow Susan Stigant puts political theory into practice.

War and remembrance

One hundred years after Armistice Day, we look back at how World War I unfolded in the pages of The Rotarian.

Our world

Hearts and minds
Lessons for life
Nothing wasted
The next wave of fellowship


Playing alone is the best way to improve your golf game
Why we volunteer

Our clubs

Multiplier effect
Four questions on community assessments
Club innovation: Escape artists
Convention countdown: Built to impress

October 2018

Climb every mountain

A Rotaractor ventures deep into her native Uganda with a polio vaccination team as part of Rotary’s newest virtual reality film, Two Drops of Patience.

Team effort

Two Rotarian pediatricians team up to save babies’ lives.

Polio: where we are now

The challenges facing Rotary and its partners in the Global Polio Eradication Initiative are changing. Here's what you need to know about where we are now.

Our world

Open hearts
If I had a hammer…
Into the wild


In search of a storied past
Friends indeed

Our clubs

Dutch treat
4 questions about alumni associations
Club innovation: Send in the clones

September 2018

2019 Convention: Ich bin ein Hamburger

Drop anchor in Germany’s gateway to the world, where it’s easy to feel like a local.

Travel as a force for peace

Take a trip outside your comfort zone and come back with a broader perspective.

The doctor is in

Tyrone "Doc" Bledsoe has a prescription to ensure that young black men attend and finish college: the Student African American Brotherhood.


Oh, the humanity: Want to be one with the world? Hop on the subway

Our clubs

Warm welcomes
4 questions about holding a World Polio Day event
Remembering 1987-88 RI President Charles C. Keller
Convention countdown: Day trips
Friends and family
Rotaract clubs earn awards for excellent service

Our world

Winning gambit
Stream of consciousness
Pride of place
2018 convention wrap up

August 2018

Step right up!

In Rotary’s membership game, everyone’s a winner.

The Rotarian conversation: A quarantine on killing

Epidemiologist Gary Slutkin has a new — and successful — strategy to stop violence: Treat it like a disease.

Could you be the next RI president?

What it takes to be a leader in Rotary.

A reason to smile

Since 1993, Rotarians in Chile and the United States have teamed up to provide life-altering reconstructive surgeries.

Our clubs

After hours: Club meets in evening
Club innovation: Corporate citizens
4 questions about attracting young people to Rotary
Convention countdown: Shopping and cafes

Our world

Bigger skies: Interactor helps students in Nepal
Waste makes haste: Rotary club raises money with outhouse race
World classes
World Bank and Rotary celebrate International Women’s Day
Caught between two nations
Viewpoints: Academics aren’t the only ones championing the septennial sabbatical

July 2018

Call me Barry: Rotary’s new president, Barry Rassin

Rotary’s new president, Barry Rassin, strikes a perfect balance between Bahamian bonhomie and decisive leadership.

Community builders

After fleeing conflict in their home countries, young people living in a Ugandan refugee settlement establish their own Rotaract club.

School for skeptics

In the internet age, literacy means distinguishing between fact and fiction.

Our clubs

Down to earth: Rotary Club of Morro Bay Sunset, California
Club innovation: Australia nomads
4 questions with Pieter Koeleman
Convention Countdown: The Germany You Don’t Know
Apply for presidential committees

Our world

Solid structure
It’s all in a day’s work
Q&A with Fabio Pacucci
Mother of invention
Viewpoints: Put a sock in it

June 2018

Full exposure: Stephanie Sinclair’s photography is just one of the ways she advocates for the rights of girls
Photo contest winners: From more than 1,100 entries, our photo contest winners rise to the top
Interview with Mary Elizabeth McCulloch
Our clubs: Landlocked Lobster
Convention countdown: Keep up to date online
First among equals: Rotary Club of Chicago
4 questions about ... how to use Meetup to recruit new members
Our world: A place where everyone can play
Profile: Honor rolled
Past imperfect: In an age of obsessive documentation, is it still possible to reinvent ourselves?
A non-Rotarian walks the (long) walk

May 2018

Final Exam: Two Rotarians and a Rotaractor face one last challenge before they can join the elite ShelterBox Response Team
Neuro-logic: How your brain is keeping you from changing your mind
The Rotarian Conversation: How Jim Marggraff is inventing the way to a better future
Rotary club of Las Vegas has helped build city
Profile: Constructive action
Dispatches: Relief for first responders
The talent around the table: When a heart stops, every second counts
Tennessee Rotarians fight fire logistics
Writing polio’s history
Column: Curve your enthusiasm
Club Innovation: Meeting flexibility attracts young professionals
Apps to guide you during 2018 Toronto convention

April 2018

Back to our roots: The best time to plant a tree was when Paul Harris was alive. The second-best time is now.
Passion for justice: Bernice King on what it takes to reach across political and racial divides
Club Innovation: New membership categories attract new members
Stealth motivation: How to get volunteers to do what you want them to – and like it
Rassin: Inspired to Lead
Culture column: The story of us vs. them
Convention: Transit options
Dispatches: Lending a helping paw to veterans
The talent around the table: A nurse fights for peace
A soldier in the war on polio
Cyclists ride 3,000 miles to fight polio
Profile: Community Connection

March 2018

7 things you did not know about Rotaract
Vision Quest: President-elect Barry Rassin on where Rotary has been, where he hopes to lead it
Gold mettle
Rotaractors mark 50 years at their triennial meeting in Taipei, Taiwan
Dispatches: Service across borders
The talent around the table: From Interact to Rotaract to Rotary
Profile: Purple pro
Club Innovation: Rotaractors lend youthful vibe to island Rotary Clubs
Column: How pet owners face end-of-life decisions
Convention: Main events

February 2018

The Rotarian Conversation with Jimmy Carter
Waging Peace
Service above selfies
Column: A concerted effort
Aral Sea neighbors come together to resolve conflicts over a scarce resource
Dispatches: Axe of kindness
The talent around the table: Creating an environment for peace
Convention: Toronto has vibrant music scene

January 2018

Rotarian adventures in 2018
In Illinois town, a tiny club has an oversize impact
Convention 2018: Toronto sightseeing
Club innovation: Building a club from scratch
Guatemalan schools get help with clean water and hygiene
Talent Around the Table: Yachts bring aid to remote South Pacific islands
Profile: Entrepreneur builds bridges
Column: Golf is much more fun as a team sport

December 2017

On the trail of history
Pediatrician raises next generation
People eradicating polio
Partnership takes on cervical cancer in Senegal
Q&A with Alicia Michael
Club innovation: Friendly competition builds club spirit and membership
Profile: Stella Dongo; Rotary Club of Highlands, Zimbabwe
Dispatches: Former golf course tees up fresh produce
Convention: Dining out
Culture: Grieving daughter finds solace

November 2017

Italy's disappearing villages
The future of buildings
Q&A with Lusiné Mehrabyan
On the tracks of the beast
Clubs reach across Atlantic to help girl
Profile: Jamil Mouawad brings water to schools
Convention: Don't miss Toronto's neighborhoods
Dispatches: Rotarian climbs Everest
Club innovation: Honeymoon groups
'Kayaking grandma' set out on an epic paddle to help children in Guatemala
Culture: Changing the end of the story

October 2017

Our goal: A world without polio
The Rotarian Conversation with Matthew Desmond
A place to call home
Profile: Jennifer Boyd's summit meeting
Convention: Museums
Literacy project brings hope to B.C. communities
Club innovation: A young club shows the drive to thrive
Clubs: The fun in fundraising

September 2017

Toronto: The capital of nice
The age of invention
Leap of faith
Profile: A teacher's lesson spans the years
Club innovation: Hybrid club offers online options
Dispatches: Rotary members find good deeds in good reads
Interview: 21st-century doctor
Culture: Meeting like this
Clubs: Theory of elocution
Help launch our new global ad campaign

August 2017

My journey into Rotary
Family tradition
It takes a community
Convention: Games people play
Club innovation: Choose your membership level
Dispatches: Destigmatizing dementia in a small Scottish town
Member interview: Building peace at every level
Loans help Alberta town recover from devastating flood
Culture: Your unconscious can yield unexpected powers

July 2017

Ian Riseley: The social networker
Rising star
Can capitalism save the world?
Profile: Meal project generates $7 million for polio
Convention: See you next year in Toronto
Dispatches: Rotaractors and Habitat for Humanity build community
A student exchange opens the world of possibilities
Culture: The gathering strum
Technology: Mesmerizing passwords

June 2017

Steve McCurry brings the world into focus
Focus on our contest winners
Critical care
Profile: Lessons for a new life
Convention: Atlanta, 1917
Dispatches: Milk powder for orphaned elephants
Q&A: Youth exchange alumnus works for peace
Culture: Talking to yourself, and other strategies for developing wisdom
2016-17 RI President John Germ looks back on a productive year

May 2017

Your gift from start to finish
The Rotarian Conversation with Jonathan Patz
Notable grants
How to take your club online
Convention: Must-have apps
Education breaks the cycle of slavery
Language: Courage is challenging your views
How Rotary is stopping polio in Nigeria

April 2017

Drawing connections
Q&A: The Rotarian Conversation with Steven Radelet
Driven to serve
Member spotlight: Pedaling to end polio
Convention: Field trips
Remote technology brings improved medicine to Nigeria
Language: Long story short
Culture: How to bring out the power of your personal story

March 2017

Watershed moment
Q&A: The Rotarian Conversation with RI President-elect Ian H.S. Riseley
Rare birds / Birds of a feather
Member spotlight: A virtuous cycle
Interview: Where business and environmentalism meet
Convention: Southern escapes
Dispatches: Feed the world
Culture: At arm's length

February 2017

Education on the front lines
Keeping the peace
The Rotarian Conversation with Gary Haugen
Member spotlight: Reading is fundamental
Member interview: How one club boosted membership and enthusiasm
A replica iron lung teaches a new generation about polio
Convention: ATL on the go
Dispatches: Rotaract program helps students get a foothold on college
Culture: Life after kids
Sports: Why we cheer

January 2017

The Rotarian Conversation with Ban Ki-moon
What it's like to...
A taste of independence
Member spotlight: The power of the press
Member interview: Writer sheds light on FDR's right-hand woman
Convention: Southern hospitality
Beer fellowship taps resources for water projects
Culture: Life in the bike lane

December 2016

Water wars
The Rotarian Conversation with Annie Leonard
A few choice words
In case of emergency
Member spotlight: Building schools and understanding
Member interview: And now a word about sponsors
Convention: City of peace
This hero's superpower is kindness
Culture: Birth of a biopic
Technology: Tricks of the trade 

November 2016

Fighting for Flint
The good earth
Member Spotlight: Kindness of a stranger
Member interview: Fertile ground for peace
Convention: Old-school ATL
Dispatches: Sewing skills ease job woes in KwaZulu-Natal
Seven decades of service began in a dorm room
Culture: Grievance counseling

October 2016

Polio in Pakistan: Immunizing a population on the move
The Rotarian Conversation with CDC's Tom Frieden
Healing without borders
Our man in Berlin
Member Spotlight: Shamlu Dudeja empowers women through decorative arts
Member interview: John Warren on enlisting men to help end domestic violence
Convention: Musical mélange
Growing a future in Cape Town
Culture: Elect to be civil
Culture: Social niceties gone bad

September 2016

Southern comfort
The Rotarian Conversation with Henry Winkler
Member Spotlight: Zabit Aimal's mission is to make peace
Member interview: Chris Clemens, 'homeless Rotary club president'
Service: The motives behind motivation

August 2016

Reasons to love Rotary right now
Brand aid
Member Spotlight: Rod Buffington's patchwork of good deeds
Member Interview: Steven Goldsmith on mediation
Culture: Outsourcing our brains
Service: Into the woods for project ideas
The Rotarian Conversation with Nobel laureate Stefan Hell
Convention: Southern fare

July 2016

John Germ: Champion of Chattanooga
What you don't know about the campaign to end polio
Member Spotlight: The book on Brad Rubini
Member Interview: Susan Davis uses social entrepreneurship to fight poverty
Culture: Open to interpretation
Health: Survival of the Fitbittest
Cynthia Salim: Former Rotary Scholar makes clothing with a conscience
Convention: Car-free Atlanta

June 2016

Photo contest: How to frame a winning photo
Member interview: Deirdre Maloney on losing balance to find bliss
Member spotlight: Ben Thwaits is a natural healer
Convention: There's an app for that
Rotary fellowship aces first tennis championship held in U.S.
Family: The new parent trap
Altruism: Individual serving

May 2016

The Rotarian Conversation with The Edge and Garvin Evans
Crisis at the doorstep
What's next for Rotary?
What millennials love about Rotary
Member interview: David Fisher keeps the Ferris wheel turning
Member spotlight: Lachezar Tsotsorkov breaks the ice
Convention: Sustainability matters
Global grant project is growing tall in Korea
Culture: Consuming passions
Travel: Strange trips

April 2016

A wave of compassion
On board
Hiding out
Member interview: Retired fire captain helps colleagues fight cancer
Member spotlight: Stephen Mwanje promotes health for all in Uganda
Convention: Cultural insights
Blazing a trail to a national park in the Smokies
Clubs: The body politic
Culture: Dinner for one

March 2016

Best in a supporting role
Goodwill games
Q&A: John Germ is a man of commitment
Moved to action
Member interview: Creating a way out of homelessness
Member spotlight: Youth Exchange taught Joel Jackson responsibility
Convention: Seoul food
Q&A: Champion speaker answers some rhetorical questions
Sports: Baseball gives back
Rotarian Action Groups: Breaking the invisible chains of slavery

February 2016

'All I can do is tell their stories'
Q&A: In exile
Power up
A radical approach
Cultivating peace: Our peace fellows dig in to Rotary's areas of focus
Give peace fellows a chance to change the world: Recruitment tips (PDF)
Member interview: Giving and receiving through Rotary
Member spotlight: Silvina Munilla on children's health
Convention: Souvenir shopping
Keeping a lid on cancer in Sri Lanka
Work: Office interruptus
Philanthropy: Think before you give

January 2016

What it's like to survive the London Blitz
What it's like to go to jail for your beliefs... and forgive your captors
What it's like to tell your club your secret
Member interview: Michael Scannell on wheelchairs and word choice
Member spotlight: Kenton Lee's health project starts on the right foot
Convention: Seoul natural
Rochester club camps it up for kids with disabilities
Culture: Catch my meaning?
Sports: A winning goal

December 2015

An entrepreneur and a gentleman
Spin doctors
Great expectations
Member interview: Brenda Cressey on how to ask for money
Member spotlight: Doreen Hock-DiPolito builds confidence
Convention: Korean hospitality
Convention: Let Korean Rotarians show you their country
Culture: Off the cuff
Family: Wedded blitz

November 2015

Saying thanks
California's drought may not be your drought, but it will be soon enough
Polio: The Rotarian Conversation with Tunji Funsho
Member interview: Colombian club's support for hospital spans decades
Member spotlight: A shed of one's own
Convention: Seoul's artistic side
Indian hospital project is eye-opening
Culture: Is self-publishing wishful inking?
Clubs: Mentor new members

October 2015

Convention: Seoul searching
The Rotarian Conversation with Isabeli Fontana
Legacy of PolioPlus lives on in India
Why mentors matter
Convention: Korean spas
Member interview: Jim and Roberta Graham on heroism in Afghanistan
Member spotlight: Meet the newlyweds
Polio eradication campaign soars from new heights
Health: Considerations for travel
Sports: Family matters in baseball

September 2015

Heroin's comeback
Meet our polio partners
Polio: The Rotarian conversation with Aseefa Bhutto Zardari
Pakistan's progress: Snapshots from the polio campaign
Convention: Hear the music
Member spotlight: Peak performer scales Kilimanjaro
Member interview: Jay Cook helps young people through Rotary Youth Exchange
Technology: To please in a pod(cast)
Culture: The fun in dysfunction

August 2015

The lost girls of South Sudan and the Rotarian who found them
A conversation with Caryl Stern
San Diego students tackle vaccine controversy
What happens when what you know turns out to be wrong?
Member interview: How peace makes a Rotarian
Out of tragedy, some people create something good
Watch videos from the Share your Story project