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What 20 UVA Students Did over Summer Vacation

Friday September 5th, 2014   •   Posted by Craig Eyermann at 6:14am PDT   •  

University-of-Virginia-logo-source-charlottesvilleva-gov This summer, twenty graduate students at the University of Virginia who participated in a cross-disciplinary course on the national debt created a 10-minute YouTube video to help their fellow Millennials better understand where it comes from and also the consequences of the national debt. NBC reports:

Students of the Institute for Business in Society, a branch of UVA’s Darden School, put it all into laymen’s terms for anyone to understand. The animated video was funded by a grant from the Jefferson Trust, an initiative of the UVA Alumni Association.

“When you look at an issue like the national debt, it has far-reaching implications, across education, across healthcare, across a number of social and business sectors,” said Dean Krehmeyer, executive director.

Here’s the video:

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