Jay Burns

Jay is editor of Bates Magazine, editorial director for select Advancement and President’s Office projects and editor of BatesNews.

Stories by Jay Burns
At Commencement, the ‘Depew decade’ at Bates draws to a close

Friday, May 25, 2018 10:46 am

At Commencement, the last of four Depew siblings graduates from Bates. For their parents, it's a bittersweet time.

Cheer the Chairs: Nancy Koven appointed to new Kelsey Professorship

Thursday, May 24, 2018 5:26 pm

The new professorship honors "one of the most transformative professors to ever teach at Bates," says Nancy Koven.

Bates announces veterans’ recognition at the college

Friday, May 18, 2018 1:34 pm

Bates plans to create a public space on campus to recognize the service and sacrifice of the college's military veterans and to invite reflection on the broader implications of war.

Watch the ‘power of Bates science’ rocket into space Monday morning at 4:39 a.m.

Friday, May 18, 2018 8:43 am

Monday's launch takes a Bates physics experiment to the International Space Station. For one alumnus, it's "all about the power of science at Bates."

Cheer the Chairs: Brian Ruppert appointed to Hirasawa Professorship

Thursday, May 17, 2018 6:54 pm

Joining the Bates faculty in 2017–18, Professor of Asian Studies Brian Ruppert is the new Kazushige Hirasawa Professor of Japanese Studies.

Picture story: The women of Cold Front, a ‘strong force from the North’

Thursday, May 17, 2018 4:44 pm

Watch the women's ultimate team, ranked No. 2 in the U.S. and led by the amazing Josie Gillett '18, prepare for nationals.

Striking in design and program, new building to embody vision for science education and research at Bates College

Thursday, May 17, 2018 9:00 am

Anchored by a $50 million gift, the new building will drive the evolution of science education at Bates and accelerate faculty collaborations that epitomize 21st-century STEM research.

Speak to me of Bates Commencement: Quotables from some notables

Friday, May 11, 2018 11:15 am

Enjoy a smorgasbord of Bates Commencement quotes from Coretta Scott King, Elizabeth Strout '77, Robert De Niro, Gwen Ifill, Robert Reich, Desmond Tutu, and many more.

Cheers for the Chairs: Holly Ewing appointed to Johnson Professorship

Monday, May 7, 2018 3:35 pm

Ewing's research, often with student collaborators, investigates the interconnections among atmospheric, terrestrial, and aquatic ecosystems.

As 15 students of Shakespeare prepare for London, it’s much ado about leaving

Friday, May 4, 2018 11:26 am

As they gather for London, English professor Sanford Freedman has some things weighing on his mind. Like the weight of his students' luggage.

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