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Address 1664 N. Virginia Street
Reno,  NV  89557-0208


Black/African American

When referring to Americans of African descent, the term African American is appropriate. However, not all who are black are of African descent, so “black” is often the preferred usage. Note, hyphenate when used as an adjective: She told the students to take pride in their African-American heritage.

Board of Regents

The official name of the University’s governing board is “The Board of Regents of the Nevada System of Higher Education.” Use the following:

  • Nevada Board of Regents (first reference)
  • regents or Board (second reference)
  • regents' or Board's (possessive)

Book titles and magazine names

Use italics when writing for magazines, such as Nevada Silver and Blue. However, it is becoming common practice to use italics for printed publications. Therefore, also italicize newspaper titles.


Capitalize the for mal name of buildings: Getchell Library; Frandsen Humanities. Capitalize building, auditorium, hall when used in the full, formal name of the structure.

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