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2016 CWA Speaker Series Kicks Off with Twitter Exec & NYC Filmmaker

Sept. 23, 2016

While the Conference on World Affairs hosts over 100 speakers and performers during one week in April, the CWA Speaker Series brings individual distinguished guests to campus, as a means of extending the cultural and intellectual environment of the CWA throughout the year. Formerly known as the CWA Athenaeum, the... Read more »
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CWA Welcomes Betsy Hand as Community Chair

Aug. 29, 2016

CWA Vice Community Chair Betsy Hand has been elected by the CWA Program Committee to serve as Community Chair for the 2016-17 academic year after long-time CWA friend and volunteer, Stephanie Rudy stepped down from the position. Hand is a long-time volunteer for the conference, including helping to lead the... Read more »
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Join Us for an Upcoming CWA Speaker Series

Aug. 28, 2016

In an effort to extend spirit of the CWA throughout the year, we're proud to bring individual distinguished guests to campus for the CWA Speaker Series . Formerly known as the CWA Athenaeum, the CWA Speaker Series was established by former CWA Director, Jim Palmer in 1998, inspired by the... Read more »
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Introducing the New CWA YouTube Channel

Aug. 10, 2016

In an effort to make our content easily accessible to as many people as possible, we’ve created a new CWA YouTube Channel where you'll find all 2016 video recordings. To stay up-to-date on the latest video content from the CWA be sure to subscribe to our channel by clicking the... Read more »
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Long-time CWA Speaker and Friend, Michael Elliott has Passed Away

Aug. 2, 2016

We are deeply saddened by the news of Michael Elliott's passing. Elliott was a long-time friend of the CWA who attended as a speaker for many years; we're grateful to have learned from him. Michael Elliott, who had the rare distinction of working as an editor for all three prominent... Read more »

Mr. Apple Returns to Boulder

April 5, 2016

Steve Wozniak's mind is a busy place, and it moves very, very fast. The man himself can struggle to keep up. But the Apple co-founder isn’t too proud to ask for help reorienting himself after an enthusiastic digression: More than once April 4 he asked his CU-Boulder interviewers, “So, what... Read more »

Conference on World Affairs: Issues in the 2016 presidential election

April 5, 2016


Conference on World Affairs: Steve Wozniak connects technology, education and the environment

April 5, 2016


Steve Wozniak, Apple co-founder, kicks off CU's Conference on World Affairs

April 4, 2016

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak had a bit of advice for students at the University of Colorado: don't quit your day job, but make time for yourself to tinker.Read more »

Conference on World Affairs, an Intellectual Free-for-All, Starts Today in Boulder

April 6, 2015

The Digital Age lets us riff through virtually every opinion and perspective in the world. But the Conference on World Affairs was gathering thinkers from around the globe in Boulder more than six decades ago, and today the 67th edition of the CWA will kick off at the University of... Read more »