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Resource: 150 Free Ebooks for Translators and Interpreters

If you’re interested in scholarly articles related to translation and/or interpretation, here’s a site from the Universidad de Salamanca that offers free access to a large collection. Most of the resources are in English while some are in different languages. Each resource includes a short overview of the referenced work and then a link to… READ MORE »

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ATA COMPUTERIZED Certification Exam Sitting in Minneapolis 4/28/18

Saturday, April 28, 2018  9am-12pm in Minneapolis Maximum #: 20 participants Registration is exclusively through the ATA. . Once again this spring, UMTIA is offering an ATA exam sitting and for the second year running, it will be computerized! This is an opportunity for those translators in the Upper Midwest area who have enough training… READ MORE »

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Living in an Immigrant Family in America

Living in an Immigrant Family in America: How Fear and Toxic Stress are Affecting Daily Life, Well-Being, & Health Immigration policy has been and continues to be a controversial topic in the U.S. Over the course of the election and since taking office, President Trump has intensified national debate about immigration as he has implemented… READ MORE »

Related to: Interpreter/Translator News, Medical Interpreters

Madison plan aims to improve interpretation and translation services

Check out the way the city of Madison, Wisconsin, is getting serious about language access. In Madison, the city’s top three non-English groups are Spanish, Hmong and Chinese Mandarin. After learning that at least 30 percent of city staff have experienced a time when they are unable to provide language service to a client, a… READ MORE »

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UMTIA Announcement: Scholarship Winner

We are very proud to announce that the Fall 2017 UMTIA Executive Board Scholarship has been granted to Berit Engstrom. Ms. Engstrom is taking classes through the Program in Translating and Interpreting at the University of Minnesota. She is passionate and committed to the Latino community within the U.S. Congratulations & our best wishes for your continued work in… READ MORE »

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