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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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Sen. Amy Klobuchar, 2020 presidential candidate, will close the 2019 Conference on World Affairs

March 28, 2019

The Molly Ivins Memorial Plenary has been subtitled “A Conversation with Senator Amy Klobuchar” and will take place on Saturday, April 13, at 4 p.m. in Macky Auditorium.

Priya

A Yale astrophysicist’s prediction comes to pass — 20 years later

Feb. 28, 2019

2019 CWA speaker and Yale professor of astronomy and physics Priya Natarajan's 20-year-old theory about black holes was recently proven correct.

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'The Simpsons' writer, soccer star Hope Solo, and more join the 2019 Conference on World Affairs

Feb. 20, 2019

A diverse group of more than 100 speakers representing 19 countries are coming to the 71st CWA.

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Our Woman in Havana

Jan. 3, 2019

Vicki Huddleston, five-time CWA speaker and CU alumna, was the top U.S. diplomat in Cuba from 1999 to 2002. Her new memoir offers a window into the forward-backward nature of U.S.-Cuba relations over the past two decades.

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What Happened When A White Cop Decided Not to Shoot a Black Man

Nov. 30, 2018

CWA speaker and CU alum Joe Sexton has our complete attention reading his intense and compelling feature for Pro Publica.

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What Would Wonder Woman Say About Justice Today? Ask G. Willow Wilson

Nov. 14, 2018

G. Willow Wilson's new Wonder Woman arc is "a meditation on violence" and "whether there is such a thing as a just war anymore."

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How to Fight Back Against Election Meddling Before the Midterms

Nov. 6, 2018

2019 CWA speaker, Berit Anderson shares her thoughts on how to fight misinformation and voter suppression in the lead-up to the midterms.

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What Would Eleanor Do? 'If You Ask Me' Revisits Roosevelt's Advice Columns

Oct. 18, 2018

"Advice columnist" is not a role that is usually listed under former first lady and CWA speaker Eleanor Roosevelt's long list of achievements, but for over 20 years she wrote a popular write-in column, first for Ladies Home Journal and then McCall's magazine.

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