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Meet the 2020 CWA Student Volunteer Coordinators

Sept. 13, 2019

The Conference on World Affairs annual program is designed by volunteers and student involvement is crucial to its success. Now through the 2020 conference, CU Boulder seniors Annie Miller and Lindsey Visscher will lead the CWA student committee (a group of close to 100 CU Boulder students) as the Student...

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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.

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Priya Jha shares her experience at the 2019 CWA with University of Redlands

Aug. 1, 2019

University of Redlands English Professor Priya Jha was invited to contribute to a number of panels—on topics from gender politics to cinema—at the 2019 CWA. Jha discusses the highlights of the conference and how they will influence her teaching.

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2020 Conference on World Affairs Dates

May 17, 2019

Next year's CWA week is scheduled for April 6-10, 2020, its traditional timing two weeks after the University spring break. Over a year ago, the CWA Board began exploring options to shift the 2020 conference dates so that they would not overlap with religious holidays, as has happened with prior CWA events. However, the CWA Board concluded that it was not possible to change next year's dates due to the lack of availability of crucial campus venues for the event.

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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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