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Lewis & Clark Style Guide

AMPERSAND (&)

  • With few exceptions (noted here), do not use ampersands when writing on behalf of the institution. Use and instead.
  • The ampersand is part of the official name of our institution. It is not optional in the following terms:

Lewis & Clark (the educational institution)
Lewis & Clark College of Arts and Sciences
Lewis & Clark Graduate School of Education and Counseling
Lewis & Clark Law School

  • Web only: To save space, you may substitute an ampersand for and in title and navigational elements. Do not substitute the ampersand for and in sentences, however.

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  • When referring to corporations and other institutions, avoid using an ampersand unless it is part of the entity’s official name.

National Fish and Wildlife Foundation
John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
Oregon Health & Science University
Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt

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