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,

Geese family on pond

On Campus Math Is A Constant

For UR mathematics professor Michael Kerckhove, math is all around. And a big part of his strategy as an educator is encouraging students to think about the math they see every day.

For example: geese and basketball games.

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Mathematics & Statistics Colloquium
New talks start fall of 2023

Student Success

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.

Mathematics & Statistics

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Faculty Highlights

Dr. Heather M. Russell
Russell Selected

Heather Russell, associate professor of mathematics, has been selected as the summer 2023 mathematicians in residence for the Budapest Semesters in Mathematics' Director's Mathematician in Residence Program.

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Dr. William Ross
Ross Published

William Ross, professor of mathematics and Roger Francis and Mary Saunders Richardson Chair in Mathematics, published the book Operator Theory by Example with Oxford University Press. 

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Dr. Della Dumbaugh
Dumbaugh Published

Della Dumbaugh, professor of mathematics, published the article "Building Communities" in The Mathematical Intelligencer. This article draws from our recent book Count Me In: Community and Belonging in Mathematics.

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Dr. Taylor Arnold
Arnold Awarded

Photogrammar, a project led by Taylor Arnold, associate professor of statistics; and Lauren Tilton, associate professor of digital humanities; along with colleagues in the Digital Scholarship Lab at UR and American Studies at Yale University, was awarded the American Studies Association's 2022 Garfinkel Prize in Digital Humanities.

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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: Taylor Arnold
Academic Administrative Coordinator: Kathy Rothert