Recent news

The Fall 2017 Math Newsletter is now online.

November 10, 2017

The Fall 2017 Math Newsletter is now online. Click here to view.

Employment Opportunity: Post Doctoral Research Fellow

November 2, 2017

Collaborative research with the tenure-track faculty in the mathematics department and teaching two courses per year.

Required Qualifications: A PhD in Mathematics or Applied Mathematics, or related field, is required at the time of the appointment. Applicants must be within five years of earning their PhD. Preference will be given to candidates with a clearly identified research agenda in one of the areas of mathematics related to Department interests. Applicants must have a record of successful research during their PhD and identify a faculty mentor within the department.

Shenandoah Undergraduate Mathematics and Statistics (SUMS) Conference

September 6, 2017

at James Madison University
October 7, 2017

Student Tatenda Ndambakuwa's startup aims to halt famine, food insecurity in Africa.

April 26, 2017

Student's startup aims to halt famine, food insecurity in Africa.

Math Exchange Now Open

April 10, 2017

The Department of Mathematics and Applied Mathematics is beginning a new program called the Math Exchange, designed to deliver innovative Pre-Calculus (Math 151) instruction.  The Exchange employs up-to-date software developed by ALEKS, born from a National Science Foundation grant on the study of knowledge spaces, an area within artificial intelligence.

The Man Who Knew Infinity

April 24, 2017

*This Friday*, Apr. 28, George Andrews, a Penn State professor, former
AMS president, and the mathematical consultant for last year's
Ramanujan movie, and an expert on Ramanujan's research, will give a
talk at 3:00 in MCALC 2201.

Sonic Boom! Dr. Christine Darden to Speak at VCU

April 7, 2017

Christine Darden, Ph.D., a retired NASA mathematician, data analyst and aeronautical engineer who is featured in “Hidden Figures: The Story of the African-American Women Who Helped Win the Space Race,” a 2016 book by Margot Lee Shetterly, will visit Virginia Commonwealth University in April.

Fall Newsletter

September 1, 2016

Our Fall 2016 Newsletter is now online! Features include: The inaugural BAMM! conference New grants received by our faculty Girls in Math Day The Math Modeling Challenge and much, much more. Read the newsletter.