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CU Boulder’s Conference on World Affairs first virtual event draws hundreds of live viewers

May 1, 2020

The first virtual panel at the University of Colorado Boulder’s 72nd annual Conference on World Affairs on Monday, focused on historical pandemics, appeared to be a success, with hundreds of viewers watching remotely.

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CWA holds Zoom panel on economic impacts of COVID-19

April 26, 2020

More than 1,500 combined viewers watched Rebecca Fannin, Jon Haveman, Trine Tsouderos and Richard Wobbekind discuss their concerns for the future, what needs to be done to combat COVID-19 and the aggressive importance of flattening the curve.

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Take A Listen: CWA Speaker Podcasts 2020

March 4, 2020

Many of this year's Conference on World Affairs speakers have been featured on recent podcasts and some host their own shows! Check out these podcasts to learn more.

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Netflix co-founder, Moms Demand Action founder, more headline 2020 Conference on World Affairs

Feb. 21, 2020

Netflix co-founder and former CEO Marc Randolph will give the opening keynote address on Monday, April 6th. The event will include talks from Moms Demand Action founder Shannon Watts and host of Hardcore History Podcast and CU alum, Dan Carlin.

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Announcing the 2020 CWA Ebert Interruptus

Feb. 18, 2020

The Ebert Interruptus series is one of the most beloved CWA traditions. Film critic and author Josh Larsen will return to the conference for his fourth year to host the 2020 series bringing this year's feature: Cleo From 5 to 7.

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Rosenblooms walk the talk on public education and its role in democracy

Dec. 20, 2019

Donors John and Kathy Rosenbloom are doing their part to bolster the type of dialogue and education that is at the root of a healthy democracy—and campus community.

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Meet the 2020 CWA Student Volunteer Coordinators

Sept. 13, 2019

Now through the 2020 conference, CU Boulder seniors Annie Miller and Lindsey Visscher will lead the CWA student committee as the Student Volunteer Coordinators (SVCs), overseeing the group as they invite speakers, assemble panels and assist with other year-round CWA events.

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Americans face a rising tide of despair. We have a duty to act.

Sept. 9, 2019

2019 CWA speaker Micheal Gerson's latest column in the Washington Post says mental health involves both a public debate and personal responsibility to friends and acquaintances.

Volunteers

Annual Call for Volunteers

Aug. 10, 2019

Now's the time! Join one of our CWA program subcommittees to participate in this year's speaker selection and panel design process. Sign up to volunteer today.

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Brainwaves Podcast: CWA Special Edition

May 3, 2019

The University of Colorado Brainwaves podcast had the opportunity to talk to some of the world’s top experts at the 71st annual Conference on World Affairs. Guests include SETI’s Seth Shostak, Washington Post political columnist Michael Gerson and Harvard geneticist Matthew Meselson.

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