Ex-NASA official at CU's Conference on World Affairs: 'We have to keep exploring'

April 10, 2017

Newman, former deputy administrator of NASA, spoke to a packed Macky Auditorium on the University of Colorado's Boulder campus on Monday morning, delivering the keynote speech that launched the Conference on World Affairs into its first day.

In the Know: How CWA enriches student life

April 7, 2017

Students often do not realize volunteering with the Conference of World Affairs (CWA) can impact their CU Boulder experience in many ways. In fact, simply attending a CWA panel can enrich student perspectives. Senior Soraya Latiff and sophomore Dante Pasionek have an insider’s view into the events of the week.

Democracy in the Dark

April 6, 2017

One of the great pleasures of living in Boulder is once again upon us with the 69th iteration of the Conference on World Affairs (CWA). For the uninitiated, the conference is a weeklong discussion of “all things conceivable” as the late, great Roger Ebert put it. Free and open to...

7 Reasons Why You Want to Visit the Conference on World Affairs

April 3, 2017

You’ve heard the hypothetical question: If you could sit down and chat with one influential person, who would it be and what would you ask? In a way, that’s the heart of a unique, annual event in Boulder. It’s called the Conference on World Affairs.

Transportation Partners Help Make CWA Week Possible

March 31, 2017

Transportation is one of the most complicated logisitc pieces of the Conference on World Affairs week . Our student volunteers shuttle all 100 participants to and from the Denver International Airport , around the town of Boulder, and on the CU campus, while attendees of the CWA have to locate...