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WVU to host inaugural Demo Day to embrace entrepreneurship and innovation

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WHAT: The West Virginia University IDEA Hub inaugural university-wide Demo Day

WHERE:  WVU’s Evansdale and Downtown campuses 

WHEN: Thursday (April 19) See schedule below: 

Evansdale Campus, Morgantown

9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Core Arboretum Master Plan Exhibit, Evansdale Crossing, Lobby, 5th floor

10 a.m. – Noon
Interactive Hospitality Display, Evansdale Crossing, HIT Lab, 3rd floor

11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Video Game Pitch Competition, Evansdale Crossing, LaunchLab, 4th floor

1:30 – 3 p.m.
WVU Innovation Station and Prototype Work, Engineering Sciences, G85

2 p.m.- 4 p.m.
Creative Arts College Innovation Demonstration, Creative Arts Center, Lobby

3 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Student and Faculty Demo Day Expo, Evansdale Crossing, Panini Pete’s, 5th floor

5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Interior Design/ Fashion Design exhibits, Evansdale Crossing, Media Innovation Center, 4th floor

Downtown Campus, Morgantown.
Noon – 3 p.m.
Wikipedia Edit-a-thon, Downtown Library, Practice Room 1036

Students and faculty across various disciplines and colleges will have the opportunity to showcase their innovative ideas, cutting-edge inventions, working prototypes and unique business ventures throughout the day. Demo Day’s focal event will be a Student & Faculty Expo on the fifth floor of the Evansdale Crossing from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. See the complete program below and visit our website for event details and participating individuals’ descriptions of their innovative ideas. Learn more by viewing the advance story: WVU to embrace entrepreneurship and innovation at inaugural Demo Day.

RSVP: Members of the media who would like to attend any events throughout the day should RSVP to Katie Longo at 304.293.0166 or