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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

Becky Chen, ’16, BMB major/math minor, just received a SIGMAA award in Environmental Mathematics at MathFest 2015. This award recognizes an exceptional presentation that involves work on a problem arising from environmental sources.

We are excited to welcome Dr. Heather Russell, assistant professor of mathematics.

Erin Gibbons, '15 was awarded this year's James D. Crump Prize for Excellence in Mathematics and John Clikeman, '16, and Yi Guo, '17, received the Outstanding Mathematics Student Award. Congratulations to all.

Congratulations to Becca Funke, '16, winner of a Goldwater Scholarship for next year.

Natalie Clark, '13, who is currently pursuing a PhD in biomathematics at NC State, has been awarded an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship and an East Asia and Pacific Summer Institutes Grant, which will allow her to spend 10 weeks in Japan conducting collaborative reserach. 

Faculty Highlights

  • 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.

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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