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Posts by Jay Burns


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Tuesday

July 8, 2014
11:00 am

Slideshow: Students serve farm-to-table dinner at Nezinscot Farm

Theory meets practice as students learned just where their food, quite literally, gets born.

Slideshow: Students serve farm-to-table dinner at Nezinscot Farm

Friday

June 20, 2014
4:18 pm

18 stories and moments from the 2014 Bates College year

Before the books close on 2014, we want to share some of the stories and moments from the past year.

18 stories and moments from the 2014 Bates College year

Thursday

June 5, 2014
11:50 am

The Alumni Parade, our tradition of ‘universal enthusiasm and great merriment,’ turns 100 years young

The centerpiece of the 1914 Reunion was the first-ever Alumni Parade, a “historico-humorous parade of classes about the field.”

The Alumni Parade, our tradition of ‘universal enthusiasm and great merriment,’ turns 100 years young

Sunday

May 25, 2014
1:38 pm

Video: The shoes fit for Bates seniors and faculty at Commencement

Bates seniors and professors (and the Commencement piper) explain what their choice of shoewear says about the sole of the college.

Video: The shoes fit for Bates seniors and faculty at Commencement

Friday

May 23, 2014
10:33 am

Video: The Bobcat’s 1997 waterskiing trek across Lake Andrews and into college lore

When the Bobcat (Stu Abelson ’97) waterskied across Lake Andrews 17 years ago today, ABC News was there to cover the story. Take a look!

Video: The Bobcat’s 1997 waterskiing trek across Lake Andrews and into college lore

Thursday

May 22, 2014
3:00 pm

Gloom and misery begone? Statistics gets a major makeover from a student-professor team

The bane of many social science majors, statistics will be taught far differently next year, thanks to a student-faculty team led by Professor of Psychology Amy Douglass.

Gloom and misery begone? Statistics gets a major makeover from a student-professor team

Friday

May 16, 2014
11:52 am

From the Galapagos, images and words from biology students and faculty

Short Term blog coverage from one of the world’s most extraordinary places to study ecology and evolutionary biology.

From the Galapagos, images and words from biology students and faculty

Wednesday

May 14, 2014
8:00 am

Equestrians Kirwin ’15 and Kiesler ’16 ride to top-10 finish at Nationals

“For both of them to place in the top 10 at Nationals is an amazing accomplishment,” says coach Ginger Klingenstein-Albert.

Equestrians Kirwin ’15 and Kiesler ’16 ride to top-10 finish at Nationals

Friday

May 2, 2014
9:00 am

Video: Visiting the Sprague Marsh to measure sea level change

Geology faculty and students head to Bates-Morse Mountain to place measurement rods deep in the marsh.

Video: Visiting the Sprague Marsh to measure sea level change

Thursday

May 1, 2014
11:58 am

Microsoft’s Susan Dumais ’75 is a big reason why, computer-wise, you find what you seek

Dumais’ contributions have touched how we find, use and make sense of information from our computers and the Internet.

Microsoft’s Susan Dumais ’75 is a big reason why, computer-wise, you find what you seek