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.  





Nigeria Boko Haram crisis: UN aid convoy ambushed

Suspected Islamist Boko Haram militants ambush a UN humanitarian aid convoy in north-eastern Nigeria, prompting deliveries to be suspended.

Lava pictures from 'smiling' Hawaiian Kilauea volcano eruption

The Kilauea volcano in Hawaii has erupted, however the volcano appears to be "smiling"

Turkey crackdown

Turkey's purge after the recent coup attempt shakes up an already troubled media landscape.

Amazon's Bezos world's third-richest person

Strong earnings from Amazon and a boost to the company's stock make its founder, Jeff Bezos, the world's third richest person, according to Forbes.

4 executed by firing squad

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'World's deepest' underwater sinkhole found

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Girl killed by zoo elephant

A seven-year-old Moroccan girl has died after a zoo elephant threw a rock at her.

Terror group announces split with al-Qaeda

Syrian jihadist group Jabhat al Nusra has announced it is severing ties with al Qaeda and changing its name to Jabhat Fateh Al-Sham, according to a video statement from leader Abu Mohammad al-Golani.