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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.

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Department News

We send our heartiest congratulations to Solomon Quinn and Grace Conway, who both were recognized with the A&S David Evans Award.

Mike Kitimet, '19, received a Projects for Peace grant to build the first library in his hometown of Kiserian, Kenya.

Mohammed Abouzaid, ’02, now a professor of mathematics at Columbia University, was inducted as a Fellow of the American Mathematical Society.

Natalie Clark has received a Ph.D. in Biomathematics from North Carolina State University. She graduated in 2013 with a major in Mathematics and minors in both Biology and Integrated Science.

Faculty Highlights

  • Tilton, Arnold Grant

    Rhetoric professor Lauren Tilton and mathematics professor Taylor Arnold received a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to develop software that will analyze how moving images such as film, television, and news broadcasts shape cultural norms.

  • Dumbaugh Article

    Math professor Della Dumbaugh and her daughter Hannah Fenster published "Calculating Intersections: The Crossroads of Mathematics and Literature in the Lives of Mother and Daughter," in the Journal of Humanistic Mathematics.

  • Ross Book

    Math professor Bill Ross published Finite Blashke Products and Their Connections.

  • Russell Paper

    Math professor Heather Russell published "Equivalence of edge bicolored graphs on surfaces" in The Electronic Journal of Combinatorics.

  • Ross Article

    Mathematics professor  Bill Ross  and Timothy Ferguson, ’06, published “The range and valence of a real Smirnov function,” in the journal Analysis and Mathematical Physics.

     

  • Dumbaugh and Russell Grant

    Drs. Della Dumbaugh and Heather Russell have received an NSF grant to develop programming that advances women in math.

  • Dumbaugh Article

    Dr. Della Dumbaugh published "The 'Wide Influence' of Leonard Eugene Dickson," with colleague Amy Shell-Gellasch in the American Mathematical Society's Notices.

  • Ross Service Award

    Dr. Bill Ross was recently recgonized for 25 years of service to the University of Richmond.

  • Davis Fulbright

    Dr. Jim Davis recently received a Fulbright Global Scholar award, to allow him to travel to Germany, France, and Canada to work with colleagues on solving problems related to coding theory and combinatorics

  • Dumbaugh Book Award

    Dr. Della Dumbuagh co-edited A Century of Advancing Mathematics, which was recently named an Outstanding Academic Title by Choice, a publication of the Association of College and Research Libraries.

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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: Kathy Hoke
Mathematics Program Coordinator: Della Dumbaugh
Administrative coordinator: Kathy Rothert