Up To Us Nationwide Campus Competition

Apr 4, 2013

Students Take Action for a Better Fiscal and Economic Future

Congratulations to the University of Virginia team for winning 1st prize in the 2013 Up to Us competition! Learn more about the U.Va. team's campaign, and other schools' efforts, here.

Up to Us, a nationwide campus competition sponsored and managed by the Peter G. Peterson Foundation, the Clinton Global Initiative University and Net Impact, provides an opportunity for students to build a movement to raise awareness and engagement on America's long-term fiscal and economic challenges. Student teams selected from across the country compete to design and run thought-provoking, fun and impactful campaigns around the effects of rising debt on economic opportunity and investment in the future. Learn more about Up to Us here.

The 2013 Up to Us competition, running from January through March, generated a number of inventive efforts that engaged thousands of students digitally and on the ground. Below are some highlights:

VIDEOS

NEWS

PRESS RELEASES

STUDENT OP-EDS

National Debt Clock

See the latest numbers and learn more about the causes of our high and rising debt.

FISCAL ISSUES ILLUSTRATED

This series of infographics helps put some of today's most pressing fiscal debates in context.