The Crossroads Program

Crossroads brings together international and domestic students with a passion and curiosity for language and culture. These students elect to live in the intentional learning community of Carlson International Center. Crossroads members work to understand themselves and the world by exploring global issues and creating programming to educate the entire campus community.

Crossroads/International Center Applications are Available Now!.
Applications Due March 9, 2016.  





Airlander 10: Longest aircraft damaged during flight

The world's longest aircraft - the Airlander 10 - is damaged when it takes a nosedive on landing during its second test flight.

Earthquake in central Italy leaves dozens dead

At least 60 people are killed in a 6.2 magnitude earthquake in central Italy, Italian media say, with rescuers searching rubble for survivors.

Syria Jarablus: Turkish tanks roll into northern Syria

Turkey sends tanks across the Syrian border after bombarding positions held by so-called Islamic State, in an operation also aimed at deterring Kurdish fighters.

Backpacker Mia Ayliffe-Chung stabbed to death at Australian hostel

A 21-year-old British woman dies and a man is severely injured in an Australian hostel knife attack.

ISIS turns to kids

A boy stands shaking in the street. Fear etched across his face. Two men flank him on either side as a third rips through the boy's Barcelona football shirt to reveal what appears to be an explosive belt.

How Canada's indigenous teenagers are being sold for sex

As Lauren Chopek painfully details her story, she does so with the reticence of a survivor, as if somehow remaining silent would have been better.

Survivor overcomes her sex trafficking past

By age 11 Tanay Little had been trafficked for sex. Embracing her indigenous Canadian heritage helped save her.

Trafficking survivor smashed triathlon world record

What does it sound like inside Norma Bastidas' head?