Under a glorious sunny sky, hundreds of local residents brought their pets to outside of Duke Chapel Sunday for the annual Blessing of the Animals ceremony. The ceremony was held for the 27th year at Duke and marks the Feast Day of St. Francis, who is patron saint of animals.
China expert and author Daniel A. Bell will argue the benefits of the Chinese-style political meritocracy in a panel discussion Monday, Oct. 19, at Duke University’s Sanford School of Public Policy. The event takes place at 5 p.m.