NSU Publications Style Manual

24 newspaper names Italicize and follow the paper’s practice in terms of capitalizing and italicizing a preceding the. • She reads the Miami Herald every weekday morning, and she gets The New York Times every Sunday. • I get the South Florida Sun Sentinel . See also magazine names , titles of works , and South Florida Sun Sentinel . newspaper sections The name of a newspaper is italicized. The section is not. Sun Sentinel Lifestyle section nondegree-seeking students Note the placement of the hyphen. nondiscrimination statement Like the accreditation statement, the nondiscrimination statement must appear on all printed brochures, cata­ logs, advertisements, and flyers promoting the university and its educational or athletic programs. And like the accreditation statement, the nondiscrimination statement must be printed verbatim, as provided by the Office of Publications.Multiple versions of NSU’s nondiscrimination statement are available. The two most commonly used on ads and brochures are below. For brochures • Nova Southeastern University admits students of any race, color, sex, age, nondisqualifying disability, religion or creed, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, military service, veteran status, or national or ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school, and does not discriminate in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs. Any such acts are unacceptable and strictly prohibited by the university. For advertisements and one-page flyers • Nova Southeastern University admits students of any race, color, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, military service, veteran status, and national or ethnic origin. The nondiscrimination statement must appear in the same point size (though not the same style of type) as the smallest body copy of the publication. When combining accreditation, nondiscrimination, and/ or membership statements, a separator, such as a box or bullet, must be used between all statements. Note: Some of NSU’s academic units have their own unit-specific nondiscrimination statements. These are the only exceptions allowed to using one of the statements that have been approved by the Office of the President and NSU’s legal department. Do not combine, abridge, or amend nondiscrimination statements without going through appropriate channels. none When a singular noun follows none, use a singular verb. • None of the work was easy. • None of the paper is recyclable. If you want to emphasize the idea of a singular, use a singular verb. • We kept working until 9:00 p.m., and none (i.e., not a single one) of us was resentful. • None of the students (i.e., not a single one) has any desire to transfer. Otherwise, use a plural verb. • None are more heartbreaking than the AIDS babies. • None of the faculty members were unhappy with the administration. (emphasis on group, not on singular) nonprofit (adj.) nonresident nontraditional students Note spelling. Also called resumers, re-entry students , or adult learners. now A simple, substantial word, much preferred to more cumbersome constructions. See also currently , point in time, presently .

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