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R

range

Constructions indicating a range (of time, for example, or other inclusive numbers) use an en dash, not a hyphen: 9–11 p.m.

See also em dash, en dash

REACH

Acronym for "Resources for Academic Achievement," which is the university's centralized academic support unit for undergraduate students.

registrar

Lowercase.

registrar’s office

Acceptable on most references.

residence hall

The preferred term for on-campus student living accommodations; do not use "dorm" or "dormitory" unless it is part of the official name.

résumé

Since technology has made it easy to use diacritical marks, there is no need to risk confusion with "resume." To add the marks:

  • type out "résumé," then highlight the first "e"
  • go to Insert in the program menu and open up Symbol
  • highlight é
  • hit insert
  • repeat the process for the second é (or simply "copy and place" the first one)

Rhodes Scholar, Rhodes Scholarship
The Rhodes Scholarships, the oldest international fellowships, were established to honor British financier and administrator Cecil Rhodes after his death in 1902. Their purpose is to bring outstanding students from many countries around the world to the University of Oxford. The first American Scholars were elected in 1904.

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