Department of Mathematics & Statistics

Department of Mathematics & Statistics

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.

Majors & MinorCourses
Calculus Placement Test
Incoming first-year students can take our calculus self-placement test to determine the course for which they should register.
Department News

Check out Big Math Network, an online resource that promotes careers in Business, Industry and Government to students and departments of the mathematical sciences.

Game Night for Mathemematics & Statistics and Computer Science majors, Tuesdays at 6:00 PM in Jepson Hall 212C during fall and spring semesters.

If you are a first year student interested in mathematics, mathematical economics, statistics, or data science, and would like to be added to our email list serv, send a request to Kathy Rothert,

The 2022 UR Goldwater Scholars

Andrew Brady, ’24, Awarded Goldwater Scholarship

Andrew Brady, ’24, a double major in mathematics and computer science, has been awarded a Goldwater Scholarship. The Goldwater Scholarship is a national award for students who are pursuing STEM disciplines and who are likely to go to graduate school in a STEM discipline.


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2023-24 Colloquium Series

2024-2025 Colloquium Information Coming Soon

Mathematics & Statistics

Faculty Highlights

Dr. Heather M. Russell
Russell and Undergraduate Students Published

Heather M. Russell, associate professor of mathematics, and UR students Brett Barnes and Caitlin Sales published "A Reconfiguration of Perspective" in Math Horizons

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Dr. Della Dumbaugh
Dumbaugh Appointed

Della Dumbaugh, professor of mathematics, was appointed Robert Edwin Gaines Chair in Mathematics.

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Dr. Taylor Arnold
Arnold Promoted

Taylor Arnold was promoted to professor of data science and statistics. Arnold’s research is fundamentally interdisciplinary and contributes to the fields of Digital Humanities (DH) and Cultural Analytics through his expertise as a mathematician and data scientist.

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Dr. Heather M. Russell
Russell Published

Heather M. Russell, associate professor of mathematics, published "RSK Tableaux and the Weak Order on Fully Commutative Permutations" in Electronic Journal of Combinatorics.

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Contact Us

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

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

Department Chair: Dr. Joanna Wares  
Mathematics Program Coordinator: Dr. Heather Russell
Academic Administrative Coordinator: Kathy Rothert