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
Bates joins national Schuler Initiative to support stronger engagement with millennial alumni

Friday, January 18, 2019 12:00 pm

The five-college partnership will explore and address an emerging trend in higher education philanthropy — declining rates of giving among younger alumni.

Video: Washington Post interviews Clayton Spencer about Purposeful Work innovations

Friday, January 18, 2019 10:44 am

Purposeful Work meets a major — though not always fulfilled — responsibility of a liberal arts college: helping students find jobs that feel meaningful.

Bates College photographers’ favorite images of 2018

Tuesday, January 1, 2019 12:12 am

Welcome to the fourth annual Bates Photographers’ Favorites: 20 photographs from 2018 that try to answer the question, "What makes a photograph your favorite?”

From the Archives: Chase Hall barbershop and 1939 Wedgwood

Thursday, December 20, 2018 12:54 pm

From Brylcreem to bow ties, here are a few items from the Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library, elsewhere on campus — and beyond.

Bates names Noelle Chaddock as vice president for equity and inclusion

Thursday, December 20, 2018 11:00 am

"Noelle Chaddock brings a wealth of experience to this role, a clear and compelling vision of why the work is important, and a record of exceptional diligence and effectiveness in carrying it out," said President Clayton Spencer.

Bates in the News: Dec. 14, 2018

Thursday, December 13, 2018 3:10 pm

An alumna discovers her great-grandfather's art, an economics professor recreates Maine election results, and Ed Muskie's people recall his 1968 campaign.

Bates at Night: Waffle Night

Thursday, December 13, 2018 10:59 am

No one waffles when it comes to Waffle Night, a finals-week tradition held Monday in the Office of Intercultural Education.

The top 5 Bates social media posts of 2018 from Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter

Friday, December 7, 2018 10:07 am

In 2018, Bates social media followers showed a lot of love for big events and great news, not to mention blazing orange maple trees in their autumnal glory.

8 reasons why Edmund Muskie ’36 was an amazing political candidate in 1968

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 3:37 pm

Fifty years ago, Edmund Muskie '36 ran one of the “exemplary national campaigns of modern times.”

Bates Magazine: Fall 2018

Friday, November 16, 2018 1:16 pm

The print version of the fall 2018 issue of Bates Magazine is now arriving at Bobcat dens near and far. Here's a flip version.

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