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Quick Reference Guide | Building Names
Union-Recorder, The – The proper name for the Milledgeville daily newspaper is The Union-Recorder. The abbreviation UR should never be used in publications. Newspaper names should be italicized
unique – Few things in this world are unique. The word means the one and only, like no other. Do not combine unique with very, somewhat, most or rather. Unique is simply, unique.
United States, U.S. – Spell out United States when used as a noun; use U.S. as an adjective only.
university – Capitalize only when used as part of a complete formal name or title; lowercase otherwise. She attends Georgia College & State University. The university is providing her with an excellent education.
universitywide – It is always one word. It is never hyphenated.
University Senate – The formal name for the governing body at Georgia College & State University. May be called the senate on second and subsequent references.
University System of Georgia – Always use the complete formal name on first references. In subsequent references, University System is sufficient. Lowercase system if it is used alone.
until, till – These words are the same. Watch for til, til and till, which are incorrect..
utilize – Use is the preferred word