Photos of 2018
Throughout the year, Emory's staff photographers document accomplishments, breakthroughs and extraordinary moments across the university.
As 2018 draws to a close, take a look back at 20 of their best photos of the year.
(Photos are best viewed horizontally.)
Emory Law student Namratha Minupuri serves as editorial assistant for the Journal of Law and Religion, published by Emory's Center for the Study of Law and Religion in collaboration with Cambridge University Press. Photo by Stephen Nowland.
Emory's fifth annual International Festival and World Cup Tournament took place Friday, April 13, on McDonough Field, organized by the International Student Leadership and Advocacy Board. The event was part of Dooley's Week, Emory's annual celebration of school spirit. Photo by Stephen Nowland.
Emory disease ecologist Thomas Gillespie has served on an international committee that developed best practice guidelines for health monitoring and disease control in great ape populations, part of a growing public education effort. Photo by Kay Hinton.
Douglas Murphy, chief heart surgeon at Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital, repairs a patient's heart valve, assisted by a surgical team as well as a Da Vinci surgical robot. Photo by Jack Kearse.
Undergraduates in the Class of 2018 gather for the Candlelight Crossover, a treasured Emory tradition marking their transition from students to alumni. Photo by Ann Watson.
Graduates from the nine schools that make up Emory University line up to find their seats at Emory’s 173rd Commencement, honoring the Class of 2018. Photo by Ann Watson.
Taos Wynn 06Ox 09C is just one of the many Emory alumni who are "stepping up" as leaders and humanitarians. Wynn, founder of the Perfect Love Foundation, explains that he founded the organization “to harness the collective power of love to address society’s problems.” Photo by Kay Hinton.
Emory ethnobotanist Cassandra Quave leads students into the fields of South Georgia in a search for secrets of ancient remedies that may benefit modern medicine. Photo by Ann Watson.
Jard Lerebours, a senior majoring in creative writing and film, and Michelle Baltrusitis, a senior majoring in business and Spanish, spent their summer working with WonderRoot, an arts organization dedicated to improving the cultural and social landscape of Atlanta. Photo by Stephen Nowland.
Vin Tangricha, global expert in transgender health and professor in Emory's Division of Endocrinology, stands in front of the rainbow crosswalks in Atlanta's midtown neighborhood. Photo by Jack Kearse.
Lindsey Breskow, first-year student and no. 15 on Emory's women's soccer team, high-fives teammates on the soccer field. Photo by Kay Hinton.
Emory's Oxford College is home to the Oxford Organic Farm. Produce from the farm is served through Oxford's dining services, sold at Emory’s weekly farmers market and offered to local community members through a subscription service. About 150 students provide much of the farm’s labor and many Oxford faculty incorporate the farm into their classes. Photo by Kay Hinton.
Emory medical resident and three-time Winship Win the Fight 5K winner Jason Parks leaps to high-five NBA legend Dominique Wilkins at the finish line of the 2018 fundraising run/walk. Photo by Jack Kearse.
Students walk on the Emory Quad on a bright fall day. Photo by Stephen Nowland.
In her acclaimed new book “One Person, No Vote: How Voter Suppression Is Destroying Our Democracy,” Emory historian Carol Anderson asserts that many of the efforts employed to impede black voters in the Jim Crow South are still being used successfully today. Photo by Stephen Nowland.
Shannon Kahn (right) made a radical career change from accountancy to medicine. As a medical student and resident at Emory, she trained under Natia Esiashvili (left), who leads the pediatric radiation oncology service at Winship. Kahn says Esiashvili's mentorship was a turning point. Photo by Jack Kearse.
Robert Franklin, James T. and Berta R. Laney Professor in Moral Leadership, participates in a dramatic reading of lectures originally given by abolitionist and orator Frederick Douglass for “Frederick Douglass: A Bicentennial Tribute.” Photo by Ann Watson.
The 10th annual Emory Veteran's Day ceremony honored veterans and active duty service members who are Emory students, faculty, staff and members of the broader community. Photo by Kay Hinton.
With the December opening of the Emory Proton Therapy Center, a first in Georgia and one of fewer than 30 in the nation, Winship Cancer Institute adds a powerful radiation therapy option to its broad array of cancer-fighting tools. Photo by Jack Kearse.
As the semester comes to a close, Woodruff Library’s Outreach and Education team offers an annual Pet Therapy Study Break during finals to help students destress with furry friends. Photo by Ann Watson.