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.  





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Bill Nunn, actor in Spike Lee and Spider Man films, dies

US actor Bill Nunn, who featured in Spider Man and films by the director Spike Lee, dies aged 63.

Jordan writer in blasphemy case Nahid Hattar killed

A Jordanian writer charged with offending Islam after sharing a satirical cartoon on his Facebook page is killed in the capital Amman.

Swiss vote in referendum on new surveillance law

Swiss voters are deciding in a referendum whether to back new surveillance powers for the country's intelligence agencies.

Cambridges touch down in Canada

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge arrive in Canada with their children, five years after visiting the country as newly-weds.

200 airstrikes pummel Aleppo amid ceasefire

Bloodied toddlers wail on a hospital bed. Rescuers pull a baby from rubble, unsure whether the child will survive.

Pleitgen: Syrian people do not deserve what is happening in their country

Ceasefires come and go, the violence gets worse, the only thing that rises is the death toll writes CNN's Fred Pleitgen, who has reported extensively on Syria.

Kerry demands 'immediate action' from Russia and Syria

US Secretary of State John Kerry met once again with Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov on Friday, as the two countries face a potential turning point in their engagement in Syria.

While they were talking: How the world failed Syria this week

As world leaders engaged in a war of words at the United Nations General Assembly this week, ordinary Syrians continued to suffer.