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
Climate change is ‘not something you believe. It just is,’ says Trump whistleblower Joel Clement

Friday, March 16, 2018 12:40 pm

Clement is the former climate policy chief who says the Trump administration retaliated against him and fellow scientists for climate-change advocacy.

Q&A: Ben Tonelli ’18 creates model showing how songbirds spread ticks

Friday, March 2, 2018 10:34 am

"Until Ben’s model, we haven’t had a sense of where the redistribution might occur and the possible scale of that effect,” says his adviser.

Video: Watch ski jumping off Mount David in 1936

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 2:51 pm

The spectacle of ski jumping from Mount David in 1936 was no less grand, or less popular, than the Olympic version.

Bates College attracts record number of applications for incoming class

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 10:23 am

“We are meeting more prospective students where they are and telling a story that is more compelling and relevant than ever,” said Dean of Admission and Financial Aid Leigh Weisenburger.

Bates College ranks No. 1 in Fulbright Student awards for 2017–18

Monday, February 19, 2018 11:06 am

The prestigious Fulbright program is the U.S. government’s flagship initiative for international educational exchange.

NBC’s Olympic-sized shout-out to Bates and skier Dinos Lefkaritis ’19

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 4:45 pm

Marching into the opening ceremonies, Bates Olympian Dinos Lefkaritis ’19 of Larnaca, Cyprus, drew an extended shout-out from NBC announcers.

Bates’ newest Olympian: Dinos Lefkaritis ’19 of Cyprus

Friday, February 2, 2018 12:33 pm

Lefkaritis, a Bates alpine skier and double major in engineering and economics, is the one and only Olympian from his native Cyprus.

‘Establish the run’ for Super Bowl success? Not so fast, say Bates researchers

Friday, February 2, 2018 11:53 am

Bates economist Paul Shea and his former student Jared Quenzel ’13 tested a football truism, and here's what they found.

Evelynn Hammonds, eminent scholar on issues related to women of color in STEM, elected to Board of Trustees

Thursday, February 1, 2018 10:00 am

Evelynn Hammonds is the Barbara Gutmann Rosenkrantz Professor of the History of Science at Harvard University.

Video: Plowing Garcelon means “16 miles forward, 16 miles backward”

Friday, January 26, 2018 11:46 am

Clearing Garcelon's FieldTurf surface is "a sign of spring and a sign of spring sports," says Tim Kivus of Facilities Services.

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