The Department of Mathematics and Statistics is a teaching and research-oriented department that offers graduate degrees (M.S. and Ph.D.) and undergraduate degrees in Pure and Applied Mathematics and Statistics. With over 40 faculty members with roughly two-thirds of those in tenured or tenure-track positions, the department offers a wide range of experts to advise students and do research.

Recent news from the Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Jimson Huang and Paul Hurtado, an associate professor of math, both holding a single certificate cover.

University’s top student heads to Purdue this fall

Jimson Huang, a dual Engineering-Math major, is the spring 2023 Herz Gold Medal winner

A portrait of Ilya Zaliapin smiling outside of the Davidson Mathematics and Science Center.

Remembering Dr. Ilya Zaliapin

Dr. Ilya Zaliapin, a professor of mathematics, passed away on May 2, 2023

Dennis Garcia

Faces of the Pack: Dennis Garcia

NevadaTeach student turns obstacles into opportunities

Bringing leaders in mathematics and statistics to our campus

World-class mathematical research and cutting-edge topics are presented in our department in our colloquia and seminars.