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Winners of the 2019 Rotarian magazine photo contest

Winners of The Rotarian photo contest In this year’s photo contest, we received more than 600 entries from 59 countries and geographical areas — from Argentina to Zimbabwe and many...

The View From Above

The View from Above Photographer George Steinmetz has taken to the sky to show us the big picture <!--Above the door of George Steinmetz’s garage hang two unusual traffic signs:...

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 them Jonathan Quick thinks on a grand...

What We Learn by Living Somewhere Else

A Chicago artist and actor spent a season away from home and found another place to belong. Art and story by Tony Fitzpatrick I left Paris over a year ago,...

What happens when you say yes to Rotary

Lisa HerringRotary Club of Junction, Texas Every week when she was in high school, Lisa Herring and her fellow Interactors would visit a local nursing home and spend time with...

Book smarts

<!--Text messagesBook smarts-->If you want to get serious about reading, time is not your friend. Here are some suggestions for making each book count. Story by Joe Queenan Illustrations by...

High definition

A longtime lexicographer reveals the rebarbative precision by which dictionaries are made and celebrates the unruly evolution of the English language. Story by Kory Stamper Illustrations by Joey Guidone Text...

Book returns

Rereading an old favorite at different stages in life is a chance to discover new things in the text and in ourselves Story by Steve Almond Illustrations by Joey Guidone...

6 humanitarians honored for their work with refugees

Ilge Karancak-Splane Club: Rotary Club of Monterey Cannery Row, California, USA Project: Education and integration project in Turkey for Syrian refugee children Description: After visiting several refugee tent camps in...

The plus in PolioPlus

We’re doing so much more than eradicating polio By Vanessa Glavinskas Photography by Andrew Esiebo Musa Muhammed Ali, a farmer in Borno state, Nigeria, has had to deal with the...