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.

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CWA Speaker Story: Jose De La Fuente

April 8, 2018

Jose De La Fuente is an international consultant who will be coming all the way from Chile to the 2018 Conference on World Affairs. Jose first heard about the Conference on World Affairs through a customer of his consulting firm and because his work brought him to Denver, he was...


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.


CU Presents supports the 70th CWA

April 6, 2018

CU Presents is the home of performing arts on the University of Colorado Boulder campus. With hundreds of concerts, plays, recitals and more each year, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. The CWA is grateful to partner with CU Presents in our 70th year to share in our aligned mission...


Boulder HOP bus service Free during CWA week

April 5, 2018

The City of Boulder’s flagship HOP bus service will be free to everyone from April 9 through April 13 during the University of Colorado’s Conference on World Affairs (CWA).


CWA Speaker Story: Pamela Ronald

April 2, 2018

Pamela Ronald will speak at the 2018 Conference on World Affairs as part of the Feeding the Future theme. Pamela Ronald has been working to make strides in plant genetics, food security and sustainable agriculture. Ronald and her colleagues received the 2008 USDA National Research Initiative Discovery Award for creating...


Free ticket lottery announced for Aly Raisman event April 12

March 29, 2018

Five hundred free tickets are available for community, students, staff and faculty via lottery for the CWA student keynote April 12 with U.S. Olympian and author Aly Raisman.


2018 Program Pick Up Locations

March 28, 2018

Printed programs will be available for pick-up at the following Boulder locations beginning Friday, March 30.


CWA Speaker Story: Joe Cirincione

March 23, 2018

Joe Cirincione is the president of the Ploughshares Fund, which works to eliminate nuclear weapons. Joe is considered an expert in the field of nuclear weapons and frequently discusses the imminent threat of nuclear weapons about which people are not talking enough about. The 70th year of the CWA will...


Boulder artist commissioned for 70th CWA painting

March 20, 2018

Local artist and architect, Samuel Austin was commissioned to create a painting in celebration of the Conference on World Affairs 70th year in Boulder, Colorado. Austin's art is colorful, eccentric, and enthralling and his eclectic style seemed like a perfect fit to represent an event that is limitless in it's...