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CWA Volunteer Leadership and Board Update

May 14, 2019

The Conference on World Affairs is pleased to announce members of its volunteer leadership team for the 2019-20 conference as well as new members of the CWA Board.

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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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Innovative solutions to climate change, protecting bees presented at CWA

April 17, 2019

Panelists at the 2019 Conference on World Affairs discussed a range of micro and macro environmental concerns, from how to mitigate the effects of climate change to how to protect the health of bees.

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“Masculinity isn’t fixed”: Identity and toxic masculinity tackled at CWA

April 16, 2019

This year’s Conference of World Affairs at the University of Colorado Boulder welcomed a diverse selection of panelists to discuss whether masculinity is toxic. The panel comprised of a formerly incarcerated tech professional, an academic in ethnic and gender studies and a former NFL linebacker-turned-meditation specialist.

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More focus on mental health, self care at Conference on World Affairs

April 15, 2019

This year’s CWA had a wider focus on issues surrounding mental health and self-care. It was an effort to broaden the conversation around the struggles young people face and how they can cope with issues such as stress and loneliness.

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Soccer star Hope Solo shares her passion for equal pay in sports at CU

April 13, 2019

The star athlete discussed her mission and her past as a soccer player Friday in a keynote panel during this year’s Conference on World Affairs, which bore the theme, “Women & Girls Changing the World.”

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Immigration narratives personify DACA, border policies and trafficking

April 13, 2019

The troubles immigrants face were discussed from numerous perspectives during the University of Colorado Boulder’s annual Conference on World Affairs, the week-long event which brings voices from around the world to discuss contemporary issues. CWA was held from April 9 to April 13 this year.

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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.

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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.

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Outstanding musicianship showcased in eclectic CWA jazz concert

April 10, 2019

The Conference on World Affairs (CWA) brought together eight highly-skilled jazz artists Wednesday, April 10 at Macky Auditorium.

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