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In Memoriam: James Russell Church

Russell Church

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


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.

Students Fluent in Foreign Languages Land Impressive Internships


Xylina Marshall, who graduated in May, is honing her Italian skills by participating in the VoluntarItaly program in Northern Italy. Marshall is one of nine students from the program who are working at summer internships through the Modern Foreign Languages and Literatures and World Business program where they are getting hands-on experience in business while applying their foreign language skills.

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.

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

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Sign up for the Big Orange Tailgate Tour before the Battle of Bristol

Fans thinking about pregame plans in Bristol, Tennessee, before the Volunteers take on the Virginia Tech Hokies on September 10 at the Pilot Flying J Battle at Bristol at Bristol Motor Speedway in the largest football game in history are invited to sign up for the Big Orange Tailgate Tour.