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Style Guide - Glossary of Style Terms

Names

comma before Jr. and Ph.D. or Ed.D. but not before II, III, etc.

John A. Darling, Jr.; Thomas L. Shaw III

Note: AP Styles omits comma in all cases.

NASULGC

National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges

NCGIA

National Center for Geographical Information and Analysis

new media

New Student Orientation

nondiscrimination statement

nonprofit

noon

noon, not 12 noon or 12 p.m.

North Woods

nontraditional

numbers

one-nine spelled out; 10 and more as numbers

1,500 (note comma)

on-campus, off-campus

off-campus housing; living off campus

part-time, full-time

part-time student; attending classes part time

PEAC

Professional Employees Advisory Council

percent

not % unless used in a table

postdoctoral

pre-med

presidents, UMaine

Merritt Fernald 1868-71
Charles Allen 1871-79
Merritt Fernald 1879-93
Abram Harris 1893-1901
George Fellows 1902-10
Robert Aley 1910-21
Clarence Little 1922-25
Harold Boardman 1925-34
Arthur Hauck 1934-58
Lloyd Elliott 1958-65
Edwin Young 1965-69
Winthrop Libby 1969-73
Howard Neville 1973-79
Paul Silverman 1980-84
Dale Lick 1986-91
Frederick Hutchinson 1992-97
Peter Hoff 1997-2004
Robert Kennedy 2005-

proactive

programs

Honors Program

the Ph.D. program in spatial information science and engineering

publications, UMaine

Inside UMaine (faculty and staff newsletter)

Le FORUM (Franco-American Center quarterly)

MAINE (General Alumni Association magazine)

Maine Campus (student newspaper)

Maine Perspective (faculty/staff publication)

Maine Review (undergraduate literary magazine)

Stolen Island Review (graduate literary magazine)

UMaine Today (research and scholarly achievement magazine)

ROTC, UMaine

Army and Navy


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