Jenny Rollins

Jenny Rollins

Front-line fatigue: Pandemic pressures pouncing on taxed veterinarians

Front-line fatigue: Pandemic pressures pouncing on taxed veterinarians

Jenny Rollins, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 7 - 7:50 p.m.

Many veterinarians are used to emotional roller coasters in their profession, but the pandemic has placed even more pressure on an overwhelmed system.
Front-line fatigue: Pharmacists hit with overwhelming workload, shortages and sometimes an angry public

Front-line fatigue: Pharmacists hit with overwhelming workload, shortages and sometimes an angry public

Jenny Rollins, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 24 - 7:03 p.m.

The pandemic combined with dealing with the confrontation of a sometimes angry public has led to anxiety, depression, numbness and burnout among many pharmacists.
McCluskey family announces plan to make campuses safer, increase awareness of dating violence

McCluskey family announces plan to make campuses safer, increase awareness of dating violence

Jenny Rollins, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 22 - 7:07 p.m.

On the third anniversary of Lauren McCluskey's murder, her parents announced a new plan to change the culture surrounding dating violence stalking on college campuses.
Church announces location for new Latter-day Saint temple in Ephraim

Church announces location for new Latter-day Saint temple in Ephraim

Jenny Rollins, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 22 - 11:09 a.m.

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced the location of its new temple in Ephraim Friday. The three-story, 39,000-square-foot building will be built on a 9.16-acre site.
No increase in Utah suicides, drug overdoses during pandemic; new prevention plan released

No increase in Utah suicides, drug overdoses during pandemic; new prevention plan released

Jenny Rollins, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 21 - 1:57 p.m.

Although suicide and drug overdose remain a problem in Utah, the state does not reflect national trends of increases in these categories during the pandemic, says a new report.
Intermountain and Icelandic researchers discover the gene variants behind vertigo

Intermountain and Icelandic researchers discover the gene variants behind vertigo

Jenny Rollins, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 20 - 7:11 p.m.

Intermountain Healthcare and Icelandic scientists have jointly discovered six gene variants that lead to vertigo.
Utah faces repercussions for failing to adopt federal emergency standard for COVID-19

Utah faces repercussions for failing to adopt federal emergency standard for COVID-19

Jenny Rollins, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 19 - 6:57 p.m.

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration proposed a plan to run its own workplace safety and health program, moving it back under the federal administration's authority.
These Utah youth are disproportionately struggling with mental illness in 2021

These Utah youth are disproportionately struggling with mental illness in 2021

Jenny Rollins, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 15 - 4:18 p.m.

New data shows that two groups of Utah students are struggling with mental illness more than the rest: lesbian, gay and bisexual youth and Hispanic youth.
'Ping-Pong tables are not culture': Utah tech leaders say startup culture is changing

'Ping-Pong tables are not culture': Utah tech leaders say startup culture is changing

Jenny Rollins, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 15 - 8:11 a.m.

During day two of the Silicon Slopes Summit Thursday, Utah tech leaders say they are moving away from old perks to new ones.
Here's what Gail Miller says is next for the Larry H. Miller Group

Here's what Gail Miller says is next for the Larry H. Miller Group

Jenny Rollins, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 14 - 1:34 p.m.

During the Silicon Slopes Summit on Thursday, Gail Miller announced that the Larry H. Miller Group of Companies has made $5 billion in strategic changes in the past year to diversify the company's portfolio, move on and look to the future.
A tech mogul, a rockstar and an NBA team owner set new fundraising goal for Utah nonprofit

A tech mogul, a rockstar and an NBA team owner set new fundraising goal for Utah nonprofit

Jenny Rollins, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 14 - 11:13 a.m.

Prominent figures already came together to raise $8 million for Encircle with the goal of providing safe spaces and mental health services for LGBTQ youth. Now, they have a new goal.
Apple CEO Tim Cook had this compliment for Utahns in tech at the Silicon Slopes Summit

Apple CEO Tim Cook had this compliment for Utahns in tech at the Silicon Slopes Summit

Jenny Rollins, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 13 - 7:02 p.m.

During a chat with Sen. Mike Lee at the 2021 Silicon Slopes Summit on Wednesday, Apple CEO Tim Cook delivered a great compliment to Utah's booming tech ecosystem.
New Utah law allows adoptees access to birth certificate without going to court

New Utah law allows adoptees access to birth certificate without going to court

Jenny Rollins, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 12 - 5:07 p.m.

A new state law will allow Utah-born adoptees to get a non-certified copy of their original birth certificate without having to go to court, the Utah Department of Health announced Tuesday.
As Utah politicians fight Biden's vaccine mandate, how are businesses handling requirements?

As Utah politicians fight Biden's vaccine mandate, how are businesses handling requirements?

Jenny Rollins, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 12 - 8:05 a.m.

As many Utah politicians prepare for legal battle against President Joe Biden's plan to require COVID-19 vaccination or weekly testing for most businesses across the U.S., Utah companies are trapped in political limbo.
University of Utah engineers develop new exoskeleton to help amputees walk more easily

University of Utah engineers develop new exoskeleton to help amputees walk more easily

Jenny Rollins, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 11 - 1:21 p.m.

Mechanical engineering researchers in a University of Utah lab created a lightweight, powered exoskeleton to help lower-limb amputees walk with less difficulty.
Front-line fatigue: Many teachers, staff face utter exhaustion in 'an untenable situation'

Front-line fatigue: Many teachers, staff face utter exhaustion in 'an untenable situation'

Jenny Rollins, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 11 - 10:50 a.m.

Utah educators are facing an impossible workload, staff shortages, COVID-19 and other illness, limited sick leave, political backlash and students falling behind.
'We're still in the thick of it': Utah reports 1,637 new COVID-19 cases, 11 deaths Friday

'We're still in the thick of it': Utah reports 1,637 new COVID-19 cases, 11 deaths Friday

Jenny Rollins, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 8 - 5:57 p.m.

Utah health officials reported 1,637 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, as well as 11 deaths.
University of Utah researchers identify molecule that could treat, stall Parkinson's disease

University of Utah researchers identify molecule that could treat, stall Parkinson's disease

Jenny Rollins, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 8 - 5:37 p.m.

Scientists at University of Utah Health made a discovery that could lead to a new way to treat Parkinson's disease and potentially stop its progression.
Utah has one of the highest rates of uninsured kids. Could insuring them save taxpayers millions?

Utah has one of the highest rates of uninsured kids. Could insuring them save taxpayers millions?

Jenny Rollins, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 7 - 6:19 a.m.

Voices for Utah Children released a report Wednesday that estimates that Utah is actually losing out on $9.6 million by not covering its uninsured children.
Utah's gender wage gap one of widest in the nation, USU study shows

Utah's gender wage gap one of widest in the nation, USU study shows

Jenny Rollins, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 5 - 9:03 p.m.

A Utah study shows the state has the fifth largest gender wage gap.
Google buys land for potential data center in Eagle Mountain, promises to spend $1.2 billion

Google buys land for potential data center in Eagle Mountain, promises to spend $1.2 billion

Jenny Rollins, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 4 - 5:01 p.m.

Tech titan Google announced Monday that it has acquired land in Eagle Mountain to potentially build a data center. Eagle Mountain officials say the timeline on the decision "is up to Google."
Front-line fatigue: Unseen and unappreciated, some respiratory therapists hit mental breaking point

Front-line fatigue: Unseen and unappreciated, some respiratory therapists hit mental breaking point

Jenny Rollins, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 3 - 7:21 p.m.

Even people in the medical field don't always know what respiratory therapists do, but they are key players in treating COVID-19 patients, often at the expense of their mental health.
Could BYU-developed lab-on-a-chip devices help save lives?

Could BYU-developed lab-on-a-chip devices help save lives?

Jenny Rollins, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 3 - 4:46 p.m.

An interdisciplinary team of researchers at BYU has developed a new 3D printing technique to create the smallest ever, high resolution microfluidic lab-on-a-chip devices.
Women Tech Awards honors Utah women 'at every level'

Women Tech Awards honors Utah women 'at every level'

Jenny Rollins, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 1 - 5:51 p.m.

After the pandemic hit women particularly hard, the 2021 Women Tech Awards honored local women, many of whom mentioned motherhood and diversity as part of their success.
Church of Jesus Christ launches new digital features for October 2021 general conference

Church of Jesus Christ launches new digital features for October 2021 general conference

Jenny Rollins, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 1 - 12:47 p.m.

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is using digital innovations to make the October 2021 general conference more accessible to viewers.