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International Student and Scholar Center display with flags and items representing other countries.

Translation week: Language and localization

Alma Bell, Reporter October 4, 2022

Translation Week began on Sept. 26 and lasted until Sept. 30. The event was organized by the Foreign Language Department of Lindquist College of Arts and Humanities. International Translation Day is Sept....

The United States flag and the Japanese flag standing side by side in a display at the International Student and Scholar Center. (The Signpost/Sara Staker)

La semana de la traducción: Lenguaje y localización

Marianna Lopez Luritta, Section Editor October 4, 2022

La Semana de la Traducción comenzó el 26 de septiembre y duró hasta el 30 de septiembre. El evento fue organizado por el Departamento de Lenguas Extranjeras del Colegio de Artes y Humanidades Lindquist....

Landaverde at the 2019 Fall Commencement after receiving her associate degree in General Studies. Photo credit: Lissete Landaverde

The Lisseteification of graduation

Lissete Landaverde April 11, 2022

My life and college story is no different than others. I was born and raised in Ogden, being the firstborn in a Mexican and Salvadoran immigrant household. From a young age, I was expected to pursue higher...

Marta Chapado Sanchez opens the Translation Week Zoom session by defining translation and allowing all, no matter the language, to be able to feel every story. (Bella Torres / The Signpost)

Translation sensation

Lexie Andrew October 4, 2021

The Department of Foreign Languages held a Translation Week from Sept. 27 to Oct. 1 for those interested in studying or pursuing a career in translation and localization. Events included open Q&A sessions...

Students play multi-language scrabble at Translation Week in 2019. Photo courtesy of Aubrey Jones from the Foreign Language Department Photo credit: Aubrey Jones

Localization, translation and interpretation

Marisa Nelson September 27, 2021

Language translation and interpretation is a $50 billion industry, which Weber State University, in conjunction with the Department of Foreign Languages, will pay homage to during the week of Sept. 27...

There’s more to translation than meets the eye

Kierstynn King September 28, 2020

As the Department Chair of the Foreign Languages department and a professor of Spanish, Isabel Asensio describes herself as a language lover.More than five years ago, Asensio realized WSU students wanted...

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