Impartiality and Advocacy – A Dynamic Compromise
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Interpreting

  • Impartiality and Advocacy – A Dynamic Compromise

    Impartiality and Advocacy – A Dynamic Compromise

    Bridging the Gap (BTG) is a basic training class for aspiring or newer medical interpreters. ASL interpreters are welcome to take BTG, but the majority of BTG participants at LUNA are spoken language interpreters. Early in the 40-hour class, BTG …

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  • For Interpreters: Language Meets Logistics – What to Expect at Interpreter Orientation

    For Interpreters: Language Meets Logistics – What to Expect at Interpreter Orientation

    In a language services agency like LUNA, two common positions are those of “interpreter” and “coordinator”. While interpreters may possess the needed language skills, not all of them are familiar with the operations of an interpreting agency. Therefore, interpreters must …

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  • Cybersecurity: What’s Coming and How to Prepare

    Cybersecurity: What’s Coming and How to Prepare

    If there’s a conclusive takeaway for 2020, it’s draw-dropping statistics about cybercrime. Cyberattacks were worth mentioning in the history books! From cybercriminals who impersonated the World Health Organization to distribute fake COVID-19 e-books, the spread of invasive cyber-viruses, the phishing …

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  • Cybersecurity: A Culture of Safety

    Cybersecurity: A Culture of Safety

    In today’s increasingly digital and technological world, protecting the personal or sensitive information of customers, patients, users, clients, and companies is crucial. At LUNA, information security is a top priority. We implement multidimensional cybersecurity measures to systems, networks, and programs, …

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  • What Is The Difference Between Translation And Interpreting?

    What Is The Difference Between Translation And Interpreting?

    Translation and Interpretation In today’s global economy, businesses and organizations increasingly depend on language services to conduct business both at home and abroad. Whether entering a new market or currently working with multilingual populations, ensuring your message is being understood …

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  • A Rare Language: Providing Access to Indigenous Communities

    A Rare Language: Providing Access to Indigenous Communities

    Since the days of ancient Greek physician Hippocrates, doctors and nurses throughout world history have been bound by the ethical responsibility of “doing no harm” to the patients under their care. In the United States, the law also mandates that …

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  • Communication—with all communities—is critical in a crisis

    Communication—with all communities—is critical in a crisis

    Originally printed in the Indianapolis Business Journal on May 15, 2020 As we find ourselves in the midst of a pandemic, no individual or community, regardless of origin or background, is immune. Coronavirus does not discriminate as it passes through …

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  • Aquí trabajan héroes

    Aquí trabajan héroes

    *Lectura de cuatro minutos (To read in English, click here) El año pasado la película Vengadores: Fin del juego, obtuvo mundialmente una ganancia en bruto de $2.8 billones, convirtiéndola en la película de mayores ingresos en la historia del cine. Nuestra cultura …

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  • Heroes Work Here

    Heroes Work Here

    *Four Minute Read (Para leer en español, haga clic aquí) Last year, the movie Avengers: Endgame gained a worldwide gross of $2.8 billion, making it the highest earning film of all time. Our culture has a thirst for stories about …

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  • What is a Certified Deaf Interpreter (CDI)?

    What is a Certified Deaf Interpreter (CDI)?

    *Four minute read What is a Certified Deaf Interpreter (CDI)? According to the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf, Inc. (RID), a CDI is a Deaf or hard of hearing individual with the following qualifications: Native user of American Sign …

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