Style Guide - U

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University of Kansas, the
Lowercase "the" except when the name is part of an address. On second reference, KU or university. KU is acceptable on first reference for internal publications.

University of Kansas Medical Center, the
Lowercase "the" except when the name is part of an address. On second reference, KU Medical Center (no "the") or medical center. Do not use KU Med Center or KU Med. KUMC is only acceptable in social media when necessary.

University of Kansas School of Medicine, the
Lowercase "the" except when the name is part of an address. On second reference, KU School of Medicine (no "the") or KU School of Medicine.

University of Kansas School of Nursing, the
Lowercase "the" except when the name is part of an address. On second reference, KU School of Nursing (no "the") or KU School of Nursing.

University of Kansas School of Health Professions, the
Lowercase "the" except when the name is part of an address. On second reference, KU School of Health Professions (no "the") or KU School of Health Professions.

University of Kansas Cancer Center, The
Uppercase "The." The use of the term "KU Cancer Center" is not encouraged. Lowercase when using the term "cancer center" in referring to University of Kansas Cancer Center.

University of Kansas Hospital, The
Uppercase "The." The use of the term "KU Hospital" is not encouraged.

The University of Kansas Physicians
On second reference, the physicians group.

U.S.
This abbreviation for the United States is written with periods, as opposed to acronyms, which are not.

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