• Using the night sky to explain the culture of different societies is a practice familiar to Professor Anthony Aveni. In early December, the distinguished astronomy and anthropology professor co-hosted a symposium intended to spark a dialogue about Native American sacred sites and exploring their connections to cosmic events.
    December 17, 2014
  • Once upon a time, long-distance travel — or at least an expensive studio uplink — was needed in order for Colgate experts to reach wide audiences. Today, that’s the case only some of the time. This tale of two professors highlights today’s possibilities. In the past few weeks, Prof. Anthony Aveni, an authority on the […]
    November 16, 2012
  • Tony Aveni
    To paraphrase Michael Stipe and R.E.M., 2012 could be the end of the world as we know it. And pioneering archaeoastronomer Tony Aveni, Russell Colgate Distinguished University Professor of astronomy and anthropology and Native American studies, has every reason to feel fine.
    April 9, 2012