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The Conversation: Jeanne Gang

The Conversation:Jeanne GangA renowned Rotary alum affirms her commitment to environmentally sustainable architectureGrowing up in Belvidere, Illinois, a city 70 miles

Small scholarships help Illinois adults build their careers

Small scholarships help adults return to school and trade a job for a career - In a seemingly affluent Chicago suburb, poverty stops many adult students from affording classes to advance their skillsets. Local Rotary clubs are helping pay for school.

Nature & Nurture

With help from a Rotary Foundation global grant, a group of women in rural Costa Rica are using ecotourism to enrich their families' futures.

The world stopped. They didn’t

These 10 workers put service above self when it counted most

African region declared free of wild poliovirus

Rotary and its GPEI partners celebrate a monumental achievement, say global eradication of wild polio is possible with the continued dedication and persistence of Rotarians

Why Rotary is investing in zero and beyond

We’re so close to eradicating polio. Here’s why we need $1.5 billion more to finish the

What it's like to survive through two pandemics

What it’s like to survive through two

Why being kind is as important as ever

Your parents told you to be nice to people. Guess what? They were right. Here’s why.

Young inventor of eco-friendly bricks comes full circle

Binish Desai began working on an eco-friendly brick made out of recycling and waste, when he was 11. The former Rotary Youth Exchange student, inventor, and entrepreneur credits Rotary with giving him the support to pursue his dreams. Now he’s giving back through a new Rotary club.

Clubs made to order

These clubs keep things fresh with new ideas and new members.

Rotary congratulates African region on becoming wild poliovirus-free

Rotary congratulates African region on becoming wild poliovirus-freeFive out

Chesley R. Perry: Rotary’s first general secretary

Chesley Reynolds Perry, a Spanish-American War veteran and former Chicago Public Library employee, served as Rotary’s first secretary and is known as “the builder of Rotary International.”

Jennifer E. Jones makes history, becomes first woman named Rotary president-nominee

Jennifer Jones, of the Rotary Club of Windsor-Roseland, Ontario, Canada, is the selection of the Nominating Committee for President of Rotary International for 2022-23.

Our world: Q&A with Sombat Tapanya

Our WorldA practice of

The Rotarian Conversation: Vivek Murthy

Loneliness — the absence of human connection — is twice as prevalent as diabetes in the United States. A former surgeon general tells us what we can do about it.

People of action around the globe

Read stories about People of Action around the world — August 2020

Our Clubs: Change agents

Club innovationChange agentsRotary Club of Atlanta Metro, GeorgiaChartered: 2019Original

5 questions about environmental projects with Karen Kendrick-Hands

The Rotarian magazine talks with Karen Kendrick-Hands, Communications director, Environmental Sustainability Rotary Action Group (ESRAG).

The Rotarian Conversation: Marc Freedman

The Rotarian Conversation:Marc FreedmanThis longevity expert has found that both younger and older people thrive when they work together with a common purpose — something

Supporting the environment becomes a new area of focus

The Rotary Foundation Trustees and RI Board of Directors have added a new area of focus: supporting the environment.