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The University of Richmond's mathematics program provides students the opportunity to study the science of number, quantity and space, including applications to other fields.

Department News

Math professors Joanna Wares (far left) and Heather Russell (third from right) teamed up with colleagues to perform a song at this year's Association for Women in Mathematics reception that celebrated women's contributions to the field of mathematics. Way to go ladies!

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We are excited to welcome Taylor Arnold to our faculty.

We are also happy to have Dr. Ami Radunskaya, Professor of Mathematics at Pomona College, as a visiting faculty member this fall. She is teaching a course on Mathematical Modeling of Cancer. 

Uthaipon Tantipongpipat, '16, won the 2016 James D. Crump prize for excellence in mathematics, the 2016 Outstanding Mathematics Student Award, and the David C. Evans Award for Outstanding Achievement in Scholarship.

Haonan Liu, '16, was recognized with the David. C. Evans Award for Outstanding Achievement in Scholarship.

Isabel Benvenuti, '18, was awarded the Bessie Pond Eppes Scholarship and Fiona Lynch, '17, received the 2016 V.S. Lawrence Scholarship.

Faculty Highlights

  • Ross Book

    Dr. Bill Ross recently published Introduction to Model Spaces and their Operators.

  • Davis Lecture

    Dr. Jim Davis recently gave a lecture, "Apple vs. Samsung: A Mathematical Battle," at the Institute for Mathematical Sciences at the National University of Singapore.

  • Wares Article

    Dr. Joanna Wares and colleagues recently published "Evaluating Infection Prevention Strategies in Out-Patient Dialysis Units Using Agent-Based Modeling," in PLOS One.

  • Dumbaugh Named Associate Dean

    Dr. Della Dumbaugh was named associate dean for the School of Arts and Sciences.

  • Wares and Hoke Research Profiled in Style Weekly

    Style Weekly profiled research conducted by Joanna Wares and Kathy Hoke and their VCU collaborators, which uses bio-math to help diagnose and measure brain injuries in soldiers.

  • Heather Russell Award

    Professor Heather Russell has been given a 2015 service award by the Association for Women in Mathematics.

  • Davis Grant

    Dr. Jim Davis has been awarded a National Security Agency grant. He and his students will collaborate with the NSA to research constructions of difference sets, bent functions, and association schemes using covering extended building sets.

  • Ross Book

    Dr. Bill Ross and two coauthors will soon publish Introduction to Model Spaces and their Operators with Cambridge University Press.

  • Dumbaugh Book

    Dr. Della Dumbaugh recently published the book Emil Artin and Beyond: Class Field Theory and L-Functions.

  • Presentations at American Mathematical Society meeting

    Mathematics professors Lester Caudill, Della Dumbaugh, Michael Kerckhove, and William Ross, presented papers at the January 2015 meeting of the American Mathematical Society in San Antonio, TX. This is the largest meeting in the world and features mathematicians and students presenting new research results.

Scholarship Repository Readership

The University of Richmond's Scholarship Repository shares faculty publications with a world-wide audience. The map below shows where articles from math and computer science faculty are being read around the globe.

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Contact Us

Mailing address:
Department of Math & Computer Science
212 Jepson Hall
28 Westhampton Way
University of Richmond, VA 23173

Phone: (804) 289-8077
Fax: (804) 287-6444

Department Chair: William Ross
Mathematics Program Coordinator: Lester Caudill
Administrative coordinator: Kathy Rothert