Discover the intersection of economics and innovation with three mini documentaries exploring the ways students’ lives connect to the global community through supply chains, agriculture, and environmental sustainability. Each episode will transport students around the world and showcase stories of people and places that are shaping how economics are impacting life as we know it.

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How Algae Could Change the Fossil Fuel Industry

What can algae offer? More than you think. Come visit an algae pond in Hawaii where scientists study and refine ways algae can fuel our future.

Why the U.S. Needs a New Generation of Farmers

The future of US food supply will soon be in the hands of millennials. Follow a recent grad as she hones her interest in agriculture and creates a farm of the future.

The Impact of Supply Chain Disruptions

In a global supply chain, a single disruption has many rippling consequences. Find out how a historic supply chain breakdown can give way to new innovation and partnerships.

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