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At Rural Minnesota Hospitals, Deaf People Struggle for Interpreters

At Rural Minnesota Hospitals, Deaf People Struggle for Interpreters Minnesota Public Radio (Buluth) (12/26/17) Kraker, Dan On May 4, 2013, Julie and Matt Svatos had their first child, Stella, at the Fairview Range Medical Center in Hibbing. The delivery went fine, but the next morning a doctor gave them some bad news: Stella might have… READ MORE »

Related to: ASL, Greater Minnesota, Interpreter/Translator News, Medical Interpreters

$600 UMTIA Scholarship Opportunity for Two Students

Dear Members, . UMTIA awards two scholarships each semester to individuals pursuing a post-secondary education degree in translation or interpreting in Minnesota (note that we give preference to students of languages of lesser diffusion). The deadline for fall semester applications is October 15th. . For more information, visit our Scholarship page here. . Any questions can be directed to [email protected] . Thank… READ MORE »

Related to: Education Interpreters, Greater Minnesota, Legal Interpreters, Medical Interpreters, Translators, UMTIA Event

LINGUA: Delegation for interpreter dignity – Wednesday, October 19 at 2:00pm

Join the interpreter delegation on Wednesday, October 19 at 2pm Over the past year, LINGUA has been working to increase MN District Court independent interpreter compensation. If we get a raise, it will be the first time in 19 years! We explored passing legislation to get a raise but it turns out that the decision can also be made at… READ MORE »

Related to: Education Interpreters, Greater Minnesota, Language Access Advocates, Legal Interpreters, Medical Interpreters

2016 MATI Webinars: Research & Practice in Translation and Interpreting

JANUARY – Interpreting in Educational Settings: A Growing Profession by Ana Soler Thursday, January 21, 6:00pm-7:00pm, CST FEBRUARY – Proofreading our Translations and Spanish US-isms by Alejandra Patricia Karamanian Friday, February 18, 6:00pm-7:00pm, CST MARCH – Reel Fun: Improving your Subtitles by Ana Salotti Saturday, March 19, 1:00pm-2:00pm, CDT APRIL – Hard Conversations with Health Care and Legal Professionals about Interpreting Protocol by Michelle Pinzl Wednesday, April… READ MORE »

Related to: Education Interpreters, Greater Minnesota, Legal Interpreters, Medical Interpreters, Non-UMTIA Event, Translators, Webinar

LEP Map App

Take a Look at a Super Map App It could be a model for other countries. This federal interactive mapping tool tracks the numbers of Limited English Proficient (LEP) residents across the country and the languages they speak. a You just click on your state or county to identify and either download the data or… READ MORE »

Related to: Education Interpreters, Greater Minnesota, Language Access Advocates, Legal Interpreters, Medical Interpreters

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