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 for 2015-2016 are now avaliable! Click on the link "JOIN" on the left for more information and to get an application!

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German treason probe row escalates

The German justice minister demands the sacking of the chief prosecutor over a treason investigation into the website

German MP opens home to migrants

A German conservative MP, Martin Patzelt, is looking after two Eritrean refugees in his home and helping them find jobs.

Thousands flee California fires

Thousands of people in the US state of California are evacuated as fire crews battle a string of wildfires brought on by years of drought.

Handcuffed pupils lead to US lawsuit

A new lawsuit has alleged that school officials in Kentucky improperly restrained schoolchildren, causing them physical and emotional pain.

8 suitcases of elephant ivory bound for China seized in Zurich

Swiss customs officials have seized around 262 kilograms (578 pounds) of elephant ivory destined for China in a random check on three Chinese passengers at Zurich Airport.

World War II 'Dambusters' hero passes away

The last surviving pilot of the RAF's legendary "Dambusters" bomber squadron has died in his native New Zealand at the age of 96.

The island with 70 beaches and one huge volcano

Spain's only rainforest, exotic black-sand beaches, 50 native species of wildlife -- all on one island.