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ATA Webinar on 5/3/18: Setting Up a Termbase: What Does It Take?

Presenter: Barbara Inge Karsch Date: Thursday, May 3, 2018 from 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM CDT Setting up a termbase is a big investment in time, but the result is a huge payoff down the road. Before taking the project on, however, you’ll want to know everything you can about terminology management systems (TMS). This webinar is… READ MORE »

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This Thursday 4/26/18 – Century College Job Fair!

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Mosaic Medical in Oregon Scores a Language Proficiency Test Grant

We heard exciting news from a licensed trainer at Mosaic Medical, a nonprofit community health center system in Oregon. Jacqueline Hinds never stopped pushing for quality language proficiency testing. That can be a courageous thing to do. (And often frustrating.) She won! What was the result? The leading language testing organization in the field is Language Testing… READ MORE »

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Somali Medical Interpreters Play Key Role in Pediatric Liver Transplant

Read below to hear an amazing success story that Somali medical interpreters played a huge role in! There are no words for liver transplantation in Somalian refugee Aniso Haji’s native language. As a translator meticulously selected words to describe the medical procedure that would ultimately save the life of Haji’s youngest daughter, Fatuma Abdikadir, members… READ MORE »

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Free ATA Webinar on 4/18: Volunteering – Making Your Investment of Time Worthwhile

Volunteering: Making Your Investment of Time Worthwhile Presenter: Jamie Hartz Date: April 18, 2018 from 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM CDT Do you ever wonder why people volunteer? Or how they find the time? Using her own experience, presenter Jamie Hartz will show attendees how volunteering has shaped her career as a translator. Key to her presentation… READ MORE »

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