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SCEAC

Supervisors/Confidential Employees Advisory Council

scientific names

lobster – Homarus americanus (italic)

sea grant

formal title: Maine/New Hampshire Sea Grant College Program; aka Sea Grant College Program; never use Maine Sea Grant.

semesters and sessions

spring and fall semesters; Summer Session; May Term; fall 1998; 1998 Summer Session

slogan

You’re in a great place!

SPIFFY

University of Maine Student Portfolio Investment Fund of the University of Maine Foundation

sports seasons

preseason, postseason, midseason

state of Maine

Student Innovation Center

studies

women’s studies

Native American studies

Maine studies

teenager

time

AP style: 4 p.m.; 4:15 p.m.; noon; midnight

Design style: 4:00 pm; 4:15 pm

titles

Professor of Engineering Jane Doe; Jane Doe, professor of engineering

UMAD COWS

University of Maine Agriculture and Dairy Cooperative of Organized Working Students

under way  (two words)

University Collection

the largest fine arts collection owned entirely by the citizens of Maine

University of Maine, UMaine, university

University of Maine, Orono; University of Maine, located in Orono. Never UMO or UM.

USDA

Visitors’ Center

Located in Buchanan Alumni House

Web, website, Web page/webmaster

Witter Farm

J.F. Witter Teaching and Research Farm

Woolley Room, Doris Twitchell Allen Village

Work force

Workplace

Work Study

Work Study students

Zebra fish


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