Department of Mathematics and Statistics

The Department of Mathematics & 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. Information about our department, courses, faculty and students can be found using the menu links on the right.

Interested in our Ph.D., M.S., or undergraduate degree offerings? Visit our Degree Programs page to learn more.

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Math Department News

Kyra Morgan and Paul Hurtado stand on the quad wearing masks.

Taking on COVID-19 with math and stats

Professor of Mathematics and Statistics Paul Hurtado and Nevada State Biostatistician and College of Science alumna Kyra Morgan talk COVID-19 and how they’re using numbers to make sense of it all.

Professor Geoff Blewitt sits alongside a GPS station on a mountain that overlooks the valley of Reno and Sparks, Nev.

Using worldwide GPS data to study changes in Earth’s crust, from the Ice Age to today

The University’s 2020 Outstanding Researcher award recognizes the amazing discoveries, scientific contributions and career of Geoff Blewitt

Image of a glass door with "Department of Mathematics and Statistics" etched on it.

At the Putnam Mathematical Competition and Intermountain Math Competition, the University's team showed up strong

Between the two competitions, the Department of Mathematics and Statistics brought home numerous prizes and accolades.