CU in D.C. Student Interns on Capitol Hill Through Benson Center Grant

Washington D.C. is perhaps like no other city in America. No other place in the world such an opportunity as Washington D.C. From the halls of Congress to the lobby firms, to the numerous federal agencies and NGOs. Washington D.C. has just about any internship anyone can think of. Through...

Deirdre McCloskey

Benson Center “Free Mind" podcast season four debuts Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2022

The Benson Center podcast explores topics in Western philosophy, politics, literature, and history with adventurous disregard for academic fashions and intellectual trends. Host Shilo Brooks invites listeners to pull up a chair in an intellectual laboratory where great questions and great books are explored in the spirit of truth-seeking, and...

Matthew G. Burgess

Benson Center Fellow Burgess co-authors paper on advancing bipartisan climate legislation

May 23, 2022

Alan S. Kahan

CU Boulder reappoints visiting scholar in conservative thought, policy

May 12, 2022

Boulder sunset

US Reps. Neguse and Curtis discuss bipartisan ways to address climate change

Shilo Brooks

Benson Center Associate Faculty Director Shilo Brooks wins Marinus Smith award

April 18, 2022. Shilo Brooks was among twenty-three faculty and staff members recognized this year through the Marinus Smith Awards for the positive impacts they have made on their students.

spring campus

Benson Center hosts workshop in heterodox moral and political philosophy

The national Workshop in Heterodox Moral and Political Philosophy will be held for the first time at the University of Colorado Boulder under the auspices of the Benson Center for the Study of Western Civilization this spring. This is the third iteration of the workshop, which was founded and organized...

William B. Allen

"Raised In Segregated South, He’s Still Proud to Be an American"

Jan. 27, 2022: Former Benson Center Visiting Scholar William B. Allen on growing up in segregated Florida and why the Founders' vision transcended slavery.

David Yee

Benson Center Scholar in Residence publishes social history of Mixtec identity

Jan. 19, 2022

podcast taping

Season 2 of "The Free Mind" podcast premieres Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2022 

Jan. 4, 2022