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.


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.


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.


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.


Sen. Amy Klobuchar talks policies, presidential candidacy to packed Boulder audience

April 13, 2019

Klobuchar, 58, closed out the University of Colorado Boulder’s Conference on World Affairs with a speech about restoring faith and trust to the office of the United States presidency.


Hope Solo’s fight for equal pay inspires CU Boulder Conference on World Affairs crowd

April 12, 2019

Hope Solo, goalie for the U.S. women”s World Cup championship team and two gold medal-winning teams speaks about her fight for equal pay at the 2019 University of Colorado Conference on World Affairs.


Video: Students raise international flags for Conference on World Affairs

April 9, 2018

A symbol of the CWAs' international scope, each year, student-volunteers raise a host of international flags along Norlin Quad for each country represented among the CWA speakers.


Here's to 70 more

April 6, 2018

We don’t think it’s a stretch to say that the Conference on World Affairs is much more than a conference. Over the course of 70 years CWA has become an integral part of Boulder’s identity, a nucleotide in the city’s DNA.


CWA Speaker Story: April Rinne

March 19, 2018

April Rinne is a global citizen and advisor. As the founder of April Worldwide, April prides herself on bringing a global perspective to advising businesses and organizations around the world in their endeavors to succeed.

2018 Speakers

Feminists, formerly incarcerated and foodies headline the 2018 Conference on World Affairs

Feb. 13, 2018

CWA 2018 speakers include Amanda Gorman, inaugural youth poet laureate of the United States and Valentino Achak Deng, former 'lost boy' of Sudan and social advocate Celebrating its 70th year on the University of Colorado Boulder campus, the Conference on World Affairs is pleased to announce one of its most...