The Rotarian

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.

More from the December issue of The Rotarian

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

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