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Lisa Bridges |

Johnson, a mechanical engineering major at Tech, also has a natural inclination toward figuring out how things work and how to make those things work more efficiently. So when he noticed that storing and accessing rifle ammunition in the field was limited, clumsy and cumbersome, he decided to put his skillset to work.

Read More: Tech student Trevor Johnson invents locking ammunition holding system, takes work on the road

Scott Siker |

Friday, April 20, 2018

Read More: Demo Day winners announced

Lisa Bridges |

MORGANTOWN — Service robots, green space development plans, video games and other prototypes were on display across West Virginia University Thursday as part of its inaugural Demo Day.

Read More: WVU Demo Day shows off Mountaineer innovations

Lisa Bridges |

MORGANTOWN, W.Va - Hundreds of West Virginia University students, faculty, and staff from a wide variety of departments and colleges participated in WVU's inaugural Demo Day on Thursday. 

Read More: West Virginia University holds inaugural 'Demo Day'

Lisa Bridges |

MORGANTOWN, W. Va. (WDTV) - West Virginia University held Demo Day on Thursday as a way to showcase innovation and entrepreneurship.

Read More: WVU students showcase innovation and entrepreneurship in Demo Day

Scott Siker |

Nearly 70 West Virginia University students and faculty members from across campus will showcase their innovative ideas, cutting-edge inventions, working prototypes and unique business ventures at the inaugural WVU IDEA Hub Demo Day Thursday, April 19.

Read More: WVU to embrace entrepreneurship and innovation at inaugural Demo Day

Lisa Bridges |

Starting a business is hard. Starting a business while you’re still in college is harder. Stephen Woerner, a senior at West Virginia University, co-founded 3WM software in October 2017 and is CEO of the company. 

Read More: Young entrepreneur turns excitement to opportunity for 3WM Software

Lisa Bridges |

Maple trees are usually ready to tap in February or early March, depending on the weather.  While the nights are still freezing, and as the days start to warm, the sap inside the tree begins to rise, creating pressure and causing the sap to flow.

Read More: Maple Syrup Production, Just One of the Many Hands-On Experiences for Students at WVU Potomac State College

Lisa Bridges |

West Virginia University’s  LaunchLab Network hosted its first Women’s Pitch Competition on Oct. 26 to encourage female students to push the limits of their entrepreneurial ideas, develop products and business models and showcase the results in a tightly-timed presentation to a panel of judges. 

Read More: WVU LaunchLab hosts inaugural Women’s Pitch Competition