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Shaw--Douglas J. (Mathematics Faculty)

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1 Math professor brings joy to Cedar Valley through improv
Finn--Alex (Guest Writer)
Northern Iowan 118:46, p.1
4/4/2022 Doug Shaw, a member of the mathematics faculty, holds workshops with improv groups on campus; photo.
2 Warlocks, aliens and superheroes welcome at Rod
Alder--Theo (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 118:46, p.1
4/4/2022 The Rod Library hosts this year's annual RodCon; photo.
3 Rocky Horror production features UNI faculty, students
Coloff--Sydney (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 118:35, p.1
2/17/2022 The Waterloo Community Playhouse's production of the Rocky Horror Show will be performed February 25-27 and March 3-6. There are multiple people in the production associated with UNI; photo.
4 UNI professor wins first annual award
Whitehead--Zyrus (Student--2019), Shaw--Douglas J. (Mathematics Faculty)
Northern Iowan 116:3, p.02
9/9/2019 Dr. Douglas Shaw, Professor of the Mathematics Department, was rewarded The Beverley Funk Barnes Educator Excellence Award. This award goes to educators that go above and beyond for their students and integrate interesting learning methods into their lecture. Shaw is honored to receive this award and plans to continue his services at UNI.
5 Darwin Week
Hofmeyer--Sarah (Student--2014), Steen--Sierra (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:36, p.2
2/12/2018 Uni Freethinkers and Inquirers annual Darwin Week features lectures from guest speakers and UNI faculty.
6 He visits every year, but just who is Brother Jed?
Madden--Jacob (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 112:14, p.2
10/15/2015 Student Jacob Madden discusses the evangelical street preacher "Brother Jed".
7 Seventh annual Darwin Week to be held at UNI
Public Relations News Release 2014:171, p.1
2/3/2015 Darwin Week will be held February 9 through 12. This event celebrates science through a series of faculty and visiting speakers. All events will be held in the CME in Maucker Union and are free and open to the public.
8 UNI voices: How can students most effectively prepare for finals?
Prigeon--Correy Travis (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:28, p.6
12/13/2013 Students and faculty answer the question "How can students most effectively prepare for finals?".
9 Half-Masted inspires laughter with 'Armando Diaz' and celebrity guests
Meng--Ethan David (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:26, p.6
12/4/2012 UNI comedy troupe Half-Masted gives successful show with guest performers from UNI and the community. Introduce "Armando" skit; photo.
10 Bipartisan event celebrates end of election
Freese--Brian Paul (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:24, p.1
11/16/2012 Students celebrate the end of this year's elections with a party in the Maucker Union ballroom. Entertainment and refreshments were included. The event was entitled "Election: 2012: Thank God It's Over Celebration"; photo.
11 Half-Masted hosts Gorilla Theater
Wilkins--Alan Michael (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:47, p.7
4/3/2012 Actors perform scenes that are completely fictional. The group split into two teams for competition. The result was laughter and applause; photo.
12 'Funeral' held to protest academic program cuts
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:45, p.1
3/27/2012 Students United for Academics sponsored the march. The march began at Seerley Hall and made its way to the Campanile to remember Price Laboratory School; photo.
13 No Shame Theatre provides new, unusual and uncensored fun
Kennedy--Megan Gibson (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:18, p.8
10/28/2011 The Theatre's relaxed atmosphere has only three rules; 100 per cent original, less than five minutes long, and harmless to the performance space and occupants; photo.
14 Half-masted to return to UNI
Public Relations News Release 2010:289, p.1
4/12/2011 The comedy improv troupe will present unscripted shows at Bertha Martin Theatre. The troupe is directed by Doug Shaw and involves UNI students, alumni and members of the community.
15 'Half-Masted' to perform improv comedy at UNI
Public Relations News Release 2010:110, p.1
10/25/2010 The troupe is instructed and directed by Doug Shaw, a professor of mathematics, and includes a group of students, alumni, and members of the community. They also do private shows and seminars throughout Iowa.
16 President Allen speaks about the changes ahead for UNI
Spory--Karyn Kathleen (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:9, p.1
9/28/2010 During this year's convocation, President Benjamin Allen stressed the desire to have the University in charge of the changes that will be ahead during the next five years. Faculty awards were presented; photo.
17 What debate:
Shaw--Douglas J. (Mathematics Faculty)
Northern Iowan 106:50, p.4
4/16/2010 Author questions the citation of five persons all on the same side of restricting those under 21 from entering bars in Iowa City as being called a debate.
18 UNI's comedy improv troupe to perform April 15
Public Relations News Release 2009:397, p.1
4/12/2010 Half-Masted will return with performances directed by Doug Shaw, associate professor of mathematics. The troupe includes students, alumni, and members of the community.
19 Half-Masted recruits members for the new semester
Kintzel--Scott Elliott (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:31, p.8
1/29/2010 The Cedar Valley's improvisation troupe has thrived under the direction of Doug Shaw. Many look forward to their show at the end of each semester. The group also participates in seminars, private shows, and workshops; photo.
20 UNI to explore possible link between "South Park" and anti-Semitic beliefs
Aunspach--Chase Steven (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:31, p.1
1/29/2010 Matt Sienkiewicz's lecture will examine "South Park" and how it has uncovered anti-Semitic beliefs in American society. Sienkiewicz's visit was prompted by a survey of students concerning Jewish stereotypes; photo.
21 Is there Anything Really Wrong with Offensive Humor?
Public Relations News Release 2009:246, p.1
1/28/2010 As a follow-up to Sienkiewicz's lecture and the recent protest against bias-related incidents at UNI, a panel discussion will take place at noon in Baker Hall. Harry Brod, Melissa Heston, and Doug Shaw, will serve as discussion leaders.
22 Half-Masted to hold auditions
Schreck--Anna E. (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 2008:30, p.7
1/26/2010 Comedy improvisation group is welcoming new members to their group. Auditions will be held January 26 and 27th in the Elm Room of Maucker Union.
23 Half-Masted brings laughter to the UNI campus
Aunspach--Chase Steven (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:26, p.7
12/8/2009 A local improv group, Half-Masted, performed four times last weekend. The group is divided into two teams that act out scenes they create on the spot; photo.
24 UNI's Comedy Improv Troupe to perform
Public Relations News Release 2009:182, p.1
11/25/2009 Half-Masted 3.2 will perform at the Communication Arts Center Room 108. A family-friendly matinee will take place at 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 5. The troupe is instructed and directed by Doug Shaw, a professor of mathematics, and stars UNI students.
25 Was it really mutually disrespectful?
Shaw--Douglas J. (Mathematics Faculty)
Northern Iowan 106:12, p.5
10/9/2009 Discussion on Blasphemy Day seen as being conducted in an atmosphere of surprising courtesy. Universities should be places where deep discussions take place and tough questions are asked.
26 Games, puzzles and math to be topic of next Citizen Science talk at UNI
Public Relations News Release 2008:492, p.1
4/23/2009 Doug Shaw, associate professor of mathematics, will explore some games and puzzles that can be analyzed mathematically. "Some of the games have had and will continue to have far-reaching implications in widely diverse fields.
27 Local comedy improv troupe to hold auditions
Public Relations News Release 2008:332, p.1
2/2/2009 The six-year-old troupe, Half-Masted 3.2, is instructed and directed by Doug Shaw, UNI associate professor of mathematics. Members perform a weekly family-friendly show every Friday at 6:30 p.m. at the Cedar Falls Public Library.
28 Half-Master 3.2 will hold auditions
Public Relations News Release 2008:42, p.1
9/4/2008 The Cedar Valley's own special comedy improvisational troupe, is holding auditions in the College Eye Room of Maucker Union. Doug Shaw has performed with several improv troupes throughout the Midwest, including the Impossibles.
29 UNI professor and student team up for comedy show
Public Relations News Release 2008:43, p.1
9/4/2008 Doug Shaw, professor of mathematics, and Jordan Meyer, a senior from Waterloo, are teaming up to perform a comedy show, titled "Doug and Jordan: An Evening of solo improv comedy, performed by two people over the course of about an hour."
30 UNI improv troupe gives free weekly performances at Cedar Falls Public Library
Public Relations News Release 2008:36, p.1
9/2/2008 Half-Masted 3.2, the six-year old comedy improv troupe, will perform a family-friendly show every Friday at the Cedar Falls Public Library. At the end of every semester, it performs a show for mature audiences as well as private shows, and seminars.
31 UNI College of Natural Sciences faculty recognized for teaching and research
Public Relations News Release 2007:280, p.1
11/8/2007 Dorothy Brecheisen, Thomas Kline, John Groves, and Douglas Shaw all received awards for their achievements in teaching and research.
32 UNI mathematics department presents "Integration Bee" contest
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
4/4/2007 The "Integration Bee" will be held Monday, April 9 and is open to UNI students, local community college students, and area high school students.
33 News Brief/Calendar of Events
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
4/2/2007 An "Integration Bee" will be held Monday, April 9.
34 The UNI Half-Masted 3.2 Improv Troupe presents: Gorilla Theatre 2099
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
3/23/2007 Half-Masted 3.2 will be presenting "Gorilla Theatre 2099" March 29-31.
35 UNI Half-Masted 3.2 Improv Troupe will present "Improvisational Whimsy"
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
11/10/2006 The Half-Masted 3.2 Improv Troupe will be presenting "A Wonderful Evening of Improvisational Whimsy for Ladies and Gentlemen," November 16 to 18.
36 UNI mathematics department hosting web-based math contest
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
9/13/2006 Iowa and Illinois high school students and UNI students may participate in the Wright Challenge, a web-accessible mathematics contest.
37 UNI Half-Masted 3.2 Improv Troupe will present A Swinging Freestyle Comedy Jamboree!
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.1
3/27/2006 Half-Masted will host an improv show with matinee.
38 UNI math department invites Illinois students to enter math contest
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.1
2/22/2006 Illinois high school students have been invited to test their knowledge in the UNI Wright Challenge, a web-based math contest.
39 University of Northern Iowa offers Web-based math contest
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.1
2/22/2006 All Iowa high school students are eligible to participate in the University of Northern Iowa's Wright Challenge, a Web-based math contest.
40 Improv troupe Half-Masted to perform this weekend
Gerling--Taylor R. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 102:16, p.10
10/21/2005 Each performance is usually played to a sold out crowd; photo.
41 UNI Half-Masted 3.2 Improv Troupe to present 'Laugh In!'
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.1
10/18/2005 The first of two improvisational comedy shows will be performed in Lang Hall.
42 No-Shame Theatre provides a creative outlet
Ryan--Crystal L. (Class of 2006)
Northern Iowan 102:11, p.10
10/4/2005 Group allows students to express themselves in a non-judgmental environment; photo.
43 UNI Half-Masted 3.2 Improv Troupe will present 'Gorilla Theatre'
Public Relations News Release 2004:0, p.1
4/14/2005 Troupe will perform family-friendly show on Thursday thru Saturday.
44 UNI improv a laughing matter; troupe offers comedy through public, private shows
Gerling--Taylor R. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 101:43, p.7
3/8/2005 Improv troupe will perform "Gorilla Theater" April 21-23rd; photo.
45 UNI Half-Masted 3.2 Improv Troupe will present 'Improv Rain'
Public Relations News Release 2004:0, p.1
2/10/2005 Improv troupe will give performance in the Interpreters Theatre on February 17 and 19.
46 UNI Half-Masted 3.2 Improv Troupe will present "Eternal Sunshine of the Improv Mind"
Public Relations News Release 2004:0, p.1
11/15/2004 Douglas Shaw will direct "Eternal Sunshine of the Improv Mind" Thursday, November 18 through Saturday, November 20.
47 University of Northern Iowa offers Web-based math contest
Public Relations News Release 2004:0, p.1
9/20/2004 The 5th year of the Wright Challenge will include six math problems posted on the web between September and December; contest open to high school students from Illinois and Iowa.
48 Local comedy improv troupe to perform at UNI
Public Relations News Release 2003:0, p.1
4/8/2004 "Half-Masted 3.2" will present "Lorem Improv Dolor!" from Thursday, April 15 through Saturday, April 17.
49 UNI Math Department invites Illinois students to enter math contest
Public Relations News Release 2003:0, p.1
2/9/2004 This is the first year students from another state will participate in the Wright Challenge.
50 UNI Math Department invites students to enter math contest
Public Relations News Release 2003:0, p.1
2/9/2004 High school and UNI students are invited to try and answer the Wright Challenge.

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