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6 humanitarians honored for their work with refugees

Six humanitarians who are members of the family of Rotary were honored as People of Action: Connectors Beyond Borders during the 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

World Polio Day cheers major achievements toward global polio eradication

Health officials announce type 3 of the wild poliovirus has been completely eradicated, a major step toward a polio-free world.

Rotary provides millions in polio funding as wild poliovirus type 3 is eradicated

Rotary provides millions in polio funding as wild poliovirus type 3 is eradicatedUS$50 million will impact over 38 million children as the program reaches two key milestones: wild poliovirus type 3 eradication and Africa reaching three

Join us for Rotary’s World Polio Day Online Global Update

Join us for Rotary’s World Polio Day Online Global UpdateMark your calendar to join us on 24 October for Rotary’s World Polio Day Online Global Update. It will be streamed on RI’s Facebook pages in multiple languages and time zones

The plus in PolioPlus

We’re doing so much more than eradicating polio.

The price of polio

The price of polioMeet five Rotarians who understand the disease’s long-term

The Rotarian Conversation: Denis Mukwege

The Rotarian Conversation:Denis MukwegeAs a doctor, this Congolese physician cares for women brutalized by sexual violence; as their champion, he cries out for justice. His

The grief that does not speak

The grief that does not speakWhile dining with an old friend, an acclaimed Chicago author witnesses the enduring repercussions of

The Rotarian Conversation: Alex Kotlowitz

The Rotarian Conversation:Alex KotlowitzNo matter your address, economic status, or trauma history, we are all neighbors, insists this astute observer of social

The wheel deal

The wheel dealThis 92-year-old Rotary club was once the place to see and be seen. But its numbers had dwindled. So one member took a unique approach to wooing new recruits, starting

Winners of the 2019 Rotarian magazine photo contest

Winners of The Rotarian photo contestIn this year’s photo contest, we received more than 600 entries from 59 countries and geographical areas — from Argentina to Zimbabwe and many places in between. Through your photographs, we traveled to a glacial lagoon in

The View From Above

The View from AbovePhotographer George Steinmetz has taken to the sky to show us the big picture

The Rotarian Conversation: Jonathan Quick

The Rotarian Conversation:Jonathan QuickWhen it comes to addressing epidemics, the public health expert says we have the solutions. We simply have to embrace

What We Learn by Living Somewhere Else

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

What happens when you say yes to Rotary

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

Book smarts

If you want to get serious about reading, time is not your friend. Here are some

High definition

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

Book returns

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

Rotary announces US$100 million to eradicate polio

Rotary announces US$100 million to eradicate polioEVANSTON, Ill. (June 10, 2019) — Rotary is giving US$100 million in grants to support the global effort to end polio, a vaccine-preventable disease that once paralyzed