Faculty & Staff News

Eighmy Receives National Campus Safety Award

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The Campus Safety, Health, and Environmental Association named Taylor Eighmy as a recipient of its 2016 Campus Leaders Who Care Award in recognition of his work to enhance laboratory and research safety at universities across the country.

Harmon Shares Delegate Experience in News Sentinel

Mark Harmon, professor of journalism and electronic media and a former Knox County Commissioner, is writing a “Delegate Diary” for the News Sentinel from the 2016 Democratic National Convention.

In Memoriam: James Russell Church

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James Russell Church, a former faculty member who coached the UT Debate Team for many years, passed away July 6. He was 69.

Athletic Department Announces Launch of AllVols.com

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AllVols.com is the new official website for fans to manage season tickets, make donations to the Tennessee Fund, purchase single-game tickets, and take advantage of other promotional opportunities and benefits from the Tennessee Athletic Department.

Retiring Burdette Looks Back on His Fifty-Plus Years at UT

Edwin "Ed" Burdette gestures during a celebration honoring his fifty years-plus connection to the University of Tennessee. Burdette first came to UT as a student in the late 1950s and is retiring this summer as true icon of civil engineering, both at UT and internationally.

Germany and Austria were still occupied by Allied forces, Hawaii and Alaska weren’t yet states, and chimpanzees—let alone humans—had not gotten anywhere near space exploration. That was the situation around the world when Edwin “Ed” Burdette came to UT as an undergraduate in the mid-1950s.