Club News

The Peace Piece

The Peace Piece will now appear regularly in the Harpoon, with news from our own RCAA Peace Committee. You may recall that after the successful 2017 Peace Conference, organizers wanted to keep the momentum going, and so formed this committee. The exercise Bev Siefert led us all in soon after the Peace Conference generated a […]

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From the Desk of John White, November 7, 2018

The Rotary Foundation again receives the highest rating from Charity Navigator: For the 11th consecutive year, The Rotary Foundation (TRF) has received the highest rating — four stars — from Charity Navigator, an independent evaluator of charities in the United States. TRF earned the recognition for demonstrating both strong financial health and commitment to accountability […]

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Notes from the Meeting, October 31, 2019- Halloween!!

Happy Halloween!!! Dennis Powers opened the meeting with a very thoughtful Inspiration that foreshadowed President Schlissel’s talk: “Harvard – The Michigan of the East” the t-shirt sold by Moe Sports Shop proudly used to proclaim. Harvard’s motto is “Veritas” — Truth. But truth is an end result, the synthesis of a diligent search for objective […]

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Want to Head South to Avoid Ann Arbor Weather?

Actually, “South” in this context is only as far as Toledo. The headline was a teaser to get you to read further. John White is organizing a delegation to visit the Toledo Rotary Club for their regular luncheon meeting on Monday, November 19. The program that day includes speakers from the Ohio State Police. Based […]

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From the Desk of John White for October 24

Photos of Rotarians at Work (and Play): We know that visual images add a lot of information and interest to a Harpoon article or website post. Accompanying photos of good quality and relevance are always welcome by our hard-working and dedicated volunteers. Click here for a current article by Alyce Henson, RI staff photographer. She shares […]

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Collegiate Research Professorship-Mousumi Banerjee

Biostatistics professor Mousumi Banerjee has made significant contributions to statistical methodology in the areas of machine learning, correlated data, survival analysis and competing risks. She also is a highly respected team scientist who collaborates with multiple clinical research groups to improve human health. Banerjee earned a Bachelor of Statistics degree and a master’s degree in […]

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