Utah Celebrates 100 years of Earthquake Recording

Utah\’s earth science community is today celebrating the 100-year anniversary of the installation of this state\’s first seismographs. A commemorative program was held at the James E. Talmage Building on the campus of the University of Utah. Talmage was the originator of earthquake recording in Utah. Read More

June, 2007 from the U

New Technology Takes the Worry Out of E-mail

No need to fret about your firm\’s problems with e-mails and attachments thanks to Xapio, a new compliance company. Xapio is a University of Utah start-up founded by inventor and entrepreneur, Stefano Foresti. The Xapio application plugs directly into your current e-mail system allowing users to securely send and track e-mail attachments of any size-all with a single mouse click. Not only will this help to securely send confidential information by e-mail, but it will also address compliance and operational costs.

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University Neighborhood Partners (UNP), Salt Lake Community Action Program (SLCAP), and Zion’s Bank have teamed up to administer an account that accepts private donations that will help the hundreds of residents living at the Hartland Apartment Complex. The funds will support families dealing with rent increases and relocation. Donations are now being accepted at Salt Lake Community Action Program, 764 South 200 West. Checks should be made out to SLCAP/Hartland Project. Inquiries can be made to SLCAP at 801-359-2444.

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Why a Rocky Mountain High?

A University of Utah study shows how various regions of North America are kept afloat by heat within Earth’s rocky crust, and how much of the continent would sink beneath sea level if not for heat that makes rock buoyant. Read More

U of U Introduces New Nonprofit Academy for Excellence

The Nonprofit Academy of Excellence at the University of Utah is a new, certificate-based program created to inspire excellence in nonprofit management and governance. This unique program is customized for managers, staff, and trustees of Utah\’s nonprofit community. It will teach enhanced organizational capacity and effectiveness to professionals and volunteers seeking training and development in nonprofit management. Developed in collaboration with the Utah Nonprofits Association and the Utah Society of Fund Raisers, the Academy is guided by an Advisory Committee of distinguished professionals from the nonprofit sector, representing corporate giving to board members to nonprofit management roles (see end for list of Committee members). The new program will begin in fall 2007, with new classes and cohorts beginning each spring and fall thereafter. An Open House on June 28 will provide additional information to anyone interested in learning more about the program. Read More