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$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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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UMTIA 2015 Annual Meeting

About 50 UMTIA members attended the Annual Meeting held Saturday October 24th. During the meeting the Interim President, Susan Westphal, gave an overview of the activities UMTIA has held over the last 2 years. David Coats presented the Treasurer’s report showing a solid financial base. Service to the Field Awards were presented to Betty Tapias-Heinrich… READ MORE »

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