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The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

A UK student takes notes on an iPad in Jill Day’s History & Philosophy of Physical Education & Sport class on Friday, Feb. 5, 2021, at White Hall Classroom Building in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

How often are students using their university-designated tech?

Claire Osterfeld April 14, 2022

Nearly every freshman, sophomore and junior at UK has been provided an iPad, but how often are these iPads utilized?In 2019, the university announced that it was beginning a partnership with Apple Corporation....

Freshmen attend the iPad Pick-A-Path offered by Apple as part of K Week on Friday, August 23, 2019 in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Natalie Parks | Staff

UK to fund 7,300 more iPads for this fall’s freshman class

Emily Girard February 21, 2020

UK will once again provide its incoming freshmen with Apple products after a Board of Trustees meeting Friday voted to continue the program.The board approved funding to give all first-year students in...

Jiayu Zheng, a freshman computer science major, logs into his iPad for the first time at the distribution station in Gatton Student Center on Friday, August 23, 2019 in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Natalie Parks | Staff

UK leverages new iPads in first step toward ‘Smart Campus’

Natalie Parks September 3, 2019

10.5 inch screen. 64 gigabytes. Smart keyboard. Apple pencil.The iPad Air and its accessories have arrived on campus.A little over 6,000 incoming freshmen and graduate teaching assistants were eligible...

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UK to give all incoming freshman an iPad Air

Rick Childress April 30, 2019

Starting next fall all incoming freshman will receive an iPad Air, Apple Smart Keyboard and Apple Pencil. The measure was approved by the UK Board of Trustees on Tuesday afternoon is the first step in...

Apple introduces new products at keynote event

Alex Brinkhorst September 15, 2017

In a two-hour event, Apple announced four new products that will all be available by the end of 2017.The keynote speech took place in Apple’s new Steve Jobs Theater. The speech featured several major...

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