In the spirit of the Valentine’s Day season the WVU LaunchLab, in conjunction with the WVU IDEA Hub, will host the I Heart IDEA Hub Pitch Challenge Feb.13 at 5 p.m. in Room 413, Evansdale Crossing. Applications for the I Heart IDEA Hub Pitch Challenge open today (Jan. 14) and close Jan. 28.
The purpose of this event is to bring together various IDEA Hub partners to compete in a central innovative competition. Students, faculty, staff and community members will have the opportunity to represent their respective IDEA Hub partner to go head to head with one another in this pitch competition. The I Heart IDEA Hub Pitch Challenge will consist of a five-minute pitch followed by a five-minute Q & A session from the judges. First, second and third place winners will receive cash prizes to further their innovation. This event will additionally serve as a valuable networking opportunity for the entire IDEA Hub.
Elections for Staff Council are held every two years in the month of April. Five members are elected from each of the following sectors: Administrative/Managerial, Professional/Non-Teaching, Paraprofessional/Technician, Clerical/Secretarial and Physical Plant/Maintenance/Service.
This summer, WVU School of Public Health graduate student Emily Hone will represent Mountaineer Nation as one of only 15 students selected to participate in a data science program at the National Institutes of Health (NIH).