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.

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Pope Francis starts African tour

Pope Francis arrives in Kenya at the start of his first visit to Africa, with crowds lining the streets of the capital to welcome him.

Chancellor pledges more arts funding

Chancellor George Osborne promises to increase funding to Arts Council England and national museums and galleries in his Spending Review.

US bombed Kunduz clinic 'in error'

A US aircraft attacked a Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) clinic in the Afghan city of Kunduz because of "human error", a US military inquiry says.

No deal on Cubans stuck in Costa Rica

At a meeting of Latin American nations, Costa Rica and Nicaragua argue over the fate of thousands of Cuban migrants stuck at their border.

Pope in Africa: Send us your #MessageToThePope

Pope Francis is visiting Africa for the first time since being ordained.

Can a photograph change the world?

History is replete with iconic images -- a man standing up to a column of tanks in Beijing, a Vietnamese officer shooting a man in the head, soldiers taking the beaches of Normandy.

Human error led to Doctors Without Borders strike, general says

The U.S. airstrike that killed 30 people at a Doctor Without Borders hospital in northern Afghanistan last month happened inadvertently, with U.S. personnel mistakenly believing they were firing at combatants who were reported at a different building, the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan said Wednesday.

15 killed in blast on bus carrying Tunisian presidential guard members

A state of emergency has been declared in Tunisia after a blast struck a bus with members of the presidential guard, the latest deadly attack to roil a country once hailed as one of the few success stories of the Arab Spring.