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A look into Duke’s beloved Puppy Kindergarten

It’s a sleepy morning at the Duke Puppy Kindergarten in early October. Inside a cozy room within the Duke Canine Cognition Center, Congo and Nancy are perfectly content. The two dogs — an adult and a puppy Labrador-golden mix —  sniff, cuddle and pad around the space without a care in the world.

Satterfield, left, and Leininger, right, are part of the inaugural cohort of the Forest Stewards Volunteer Program to help keep recreation sustainable in the University's private research forest.

Inaugural cohort of Duke Forest Stewards promotes sustainable recreation, provides critical help to staff

The Forest Stewards program selected 14 pairs of volunteers to walk trails in Duke Forest twice a month to remove fallen branches, tally the number of visitors and provide valuable information on trail traffic and conditions to the Office of the Duke Forest. They “steward the well-being of the Forest into the future," according to the Duke Forest's website.

Photos from "Back off our Bodies" protests in Raleigh and Los Angeles on May 14, 2022. 

‘The lives of actual living and breathing women’: Protestors mobilize amid possible overturning of Roe v. Wade

Following public outcry, Planned Parenthood organized nationwide “Bans Off Our Bodies” rallies to unite against the Justices’ decision. On Saturday, May 14, demonstrations took place across the United States. From coast to coast, people of diverse walks of life gathered outside courthouses to protest and share their stories.