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EPITA'S MONTHLY NEWSLETTER

ECHOES June 2019

June 10, 2019

​​​​ECHOES June 2019 | Issue No. 44

ECHOES May 2019

May 12, 2019

​​​ECHOES May 2019 | Issue No. 43

ECHOES April 2019

April 15, 2019

​​​ECHOES April 2019 | Issue No. 42

ECHOES March 2019

March 17, 2019

​​​ECHOES March 2019 | Issue No. 41

ECHOES February 2019

February 14, 2019

​​ECHOES February 2019 | Issue No. 40

ECHOES January 2019

January 15, 2019

​ECHOES January 2019 | Issue No. 39

ECHOES November 2018

November 10, 2018

ECHOES November 2018 | Issue No. 38

ECHOES October 2018

October 10, 2019

​​ECHOES October 2018 | Issue No. 37

ECHOES September 2018

September 10, 2019

​​​ECHOES September 2018 | Issue No. 36

ECHOES June 2018

June 16, 2018

​ECHOES June 2018 | Issue No. 35

ECHOES May 2018

May 10, 2018

​ECHOES May 2018 | Issue No. 34

ECHOES April 2018

April 16, 2018

ECHOES April 2018 | Issue No. 33

ECHOES March 2018

January 01, 2020

US Predicts Strong Job Growth for Translators and Interpreters
The total number of jobs for Interpreters and Translators to grow by 18% from 68,200 in 2016 to 80,300 by 2026...Page 2.

 

When Rewards and Frustrations Go Hand in Hand

Living in a multilingual community can be rewarding and frustrating all at the same time.... Page 4

 

EPITA PINWALL .... page 5
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ECHOES February 2018

February 01, 2020

Maui Telescope Protestor Battles Over Hawaiian Language Use in Court

There’s a court case that’s drawing a lot of attention and not just for the reason the defendant is on trial... Page 2 

 

Computer-aided Interpreting (CAI): The Most Unnoticed Innovation of 2017

Interpreters have historically used a variety to tools to prepare themselves for interpreting assignments... Page 5 

Echoes January 2018

January 10, 2018

As the Earth feels ever smaller, demand for translators and interpreters skyrockets
The number of people employed in the translation and interpretation industry has doubled in the past seven years. Rather than replacing them... page 2.
My Do-It-Yourself Language Immersion, Prison-Style
I always knew high school Spanish would come in handy one day. I just didn't think that day would come in a federal prison... page 4.
 

Interpreters Play Starring Role in ‘Eliminating Barriers to Justice’
Judges and lawyers discussed where interpreters are needed and....page 6.
 

EPITA PINWALL ... page 7.
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November 10, 2017

United Nations Interpreters

Like most people, I associated the United Nations with New York City and the General Assembly. Indeed, after passing the staff interpretation exam and the interview,... page 2. 

Echoes October 2017

October 12, 2017

Lifespan sued for lack of interpreters

Two individuals filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against Lifespan Corporation, a healthcare conglomerate
in Rhode Island and the University’s primary clinical training partner, that alleges a lack of interpreters within Lifespan’s subsidiary hospitals..... page 2.

UN Officially Declares September 30 as Translation Day: Reactions

Catherine Pollard, Under- Secretary-General for General Assembly and Conference Management of the United Nations banged the gavel  to confirm the approval of a draft resolution on professional translation on May 24, 2017...... page 4.

Echoes September 2017

September 10, 2017

Is it ever OK to ask children to translate for their parents in emergency situations?

When is it OK to ask children to translate for their parents in emergency situations? That’s a question law enforcement agencies are wrestling with more and more. That’s because 18.5 million children in the U.S. have at least one immigrant parent, and more than half of those parents don’t speak English fluently.

Echoes July 2017

July 10, 2017

Police Must Tackle Language Barrier in Domestic Abuse Cases
Arlet Macareno still gets choked up when telling the story about when the police arrived at her home in Staten Island nearly five years ago, responding to a 911 call from her niece, who found her lying at the bottom of the stairs.... page 2.

Echoes June 2017

June 06, 2017

Woman alleges she was not provided sign language interpreter by medical facilities
A deaf Jefferson Parish woman alleges she was not provided an interpreter while receiving medical treatment.... page 2.

Echoes May 2017

May 10, 2017

California Slowly Launching Effort to Study Medical Interpreting
More than six months after it was approved, a state assembly bill funding a study on language interpretation services... page 2.

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