Impostor Syndrome: How I fight the feelings that I'm a fake

Dec. 19, 2017

2016 CWA speaker and CU alum, Bonnie Burton shares how you can defeat the inner killjoy that tells you you're a big phony.Read more »

Five Questions for Oak Thorne

Dec. 16, 2017

Dr. Thorne poses with a Kestrel, the smallest American falcon. The Thorne Nature Experience provides environmental experiences for children, including bird banding camps. Oak Thorne is a Boulder community member that has been volunteering with the Conference on World Affairs for 12 years, and first experienced the conference in 1955... Read more »

“Sport is a vehicle for social change”: Chris Mosier on transgender athletes

Dec. 7, 2017

CU’s Conference on World Affairs hosted Chris Mosier, a Nike -sponsored triathlete and the first transgender athlete to make a US men’s national sports team, on Tuesday night. He spoke in Wolf Law about his experiences as a transgender triathlete and as an advocate for transgender rights.Read more »
Bob Kaufman

Robert Kaufman, a veteran of the Conference on World Affairs, says the Trump presidency has fostered robust debate on campus

Nov. 14, 2017

Visiting scholar in conservative thought, policy feels at home in Boulder.Read more »

CWA student ambassadors gain real world connections

Oct. 3, 2017

Join the CWA Student Volunteer Committee for the chance to network with experts in their field from around the world during the Conference on World Affairs on the CU Boulder campus (April 9-13, 2018).Read more »

Landslide: Nearly 80 Percent of Football Fans Oppose Anthem Protests

Oct. 2, 2017

Article by Guy Benson, Political Editor,; Contributor, Fox News.Read more »

No, We Cannot Shoot Down North Korea’s Missiles

Sept. 17, 2017

Article by Joe Cirincione, president of Ploughshares Fund and the author of Nuclear Nightmares: Securing the World Before It Is Too Late.Read more »

Henry Kissinger Joins Supervisory Board of the Luxembourg Forum on Preventing Nuclear Catastrophe

Aug. 31, 2017

Dr. Henry Kissinger, former US Secretary of State and Nobel Peace Prize holder, has joined the Supervisory Board of the International Luxembourg Forum on Preventing Nuclear Catastrophe .Read more »
2018 SVCs

Meet the 2018 CWA Student Volunteer Coordinators

Aug. 16, 2017

The Conference on World Affairs annual program is designed by our volunteers and student involvement is crucial to its success. Each year two Student Volunteer Coordinators (SVC) are selected to lead the CWA student committee (a group of close to 100 CU Boulder students) and involve new students each year... Read more »

Laurie Hathorn Elected as CWA Community Vice-Chair

Aug. 7, 2017

Laurie Hathorn has been elected by the Conference on World Affairs Program Committee chairs to serve as Community Vice-Chair for the 2017-18 academic year. The Vice-Chair assists the Community Chair with CWA Program Committee oversight and conference planning. Hathorn began volunteering with the conference in 2015, serving on the Business... Read more »