Refer to the undergraduate programs bulletin or the School of Medicine bulletin for correct spellings. Middle initials should be used according a person’s preference.

Do not use courtesy titles or Dr. in any copy — including obituaries — unless it is part of a direct quote.

For individuals who are not university students and are under the age of 18, use their first names on second reference. University students are always referred to by their last names on second reference. For teenaged students on campus for campus events, exceptions can be made.

A first name on second reference should only be used in a direct quote, or if referring to the person only by a last name would result in confusion.

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