- Avoid these gender specific terms. Use the student classification instead <Freshman and sophomores are encouraged to register.>.
United States (noun)
- Spell out when used as a noun; use “U.S.” only as an adjective <She was born in the United States, but has spent the last several years overseas with the U.S. Armed Forces.>. (AP)
- See also U.S.
- Capitalize only when referring to a university by its complete name: Kennesaw State University is the third largest university in Georgia. Enrollment numbers for the university continue to increase.>.
- Note compound word and lack of hyphen. (AP)
unknown creators, art or musical works with
- Capitalize, but do not italicize or enclose in quotation marks <Arts students can learn about many of the famous works housed in the Louvre Museum, such as the Venus de Milo,>. (CMS 8.206)
unpublished works, titles of
- Capitalize and enclose in quotation marks. (CMS 8.195)
- See also forthcoming work.
- Avoid these gender specific terms; use the student classification instead <This class is open only to juniors and seniors.>.
- Used as an adjective (not a noun) for United States <She was born in the United States, but has spent the last several years overseas with the U.S. Armed Forces.>. (AP)
- See also United States.
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