Learn more about how the Interpreting major explores deaf culture on campus and beyond at the University of TN

On the second floor of the Bailey Education Complex, students in UT’s educational interpreting program make the most engaging conversations effortless with an array of facial expressions and body movements.

Amid a few unusually silent hallways, Maggie McLaughlin, junior in interpreting, spends her days with her interpreting peers practicing and perfecting an alphabet known as American Sign Language.

“Before I thought it was just English translated, but it’s really not,” McLaughlin said. “It’s a whole other language just like you would be translating Spanish or French.”

Link: http://utdailybeacon.com/news/2015/apr/14/interpreting-major-explores-deaf-culture-campus-an/