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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

We're pleased to recognize our 2018 department award winners:

Bessie Pond Eppes Scholarship: Barbara Fujita
V.S. Lawrence Scholarship: Rhiannon Begley
James D. Crump Prize for Excellence in Mathematics: Solomon Quinn
Outstanding Student Award: Miles Clikeman

We also send our heartiest congratulations to Solomon Quinn and Gracy 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,’13, successfully defended her doctoral dissertation in biomathematics at NC State.

Faculty Highlights

  • 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.

  • 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.

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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