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
Recalling the 1998 restoration of Lake Andrews

Thursday, July 19, 2018 12:37 pm

Twenty years ago this month, Bates began a major restoration of the...

To the victors: How NHL champion Tim Ohashi ’11 spent his day with the Stanley Cup

Thursday, July 5, 2018 3:40 pm

“It makes people smile,” says Tim Ohashi ’11, summing up the swell...

Bates wins $1 million grant for equity-driven STEM innovations

Thursday, July 5, 2018 9:23 am

The grant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute will fund the transformation of STEM culture at Bates to fully support all students in the sciences.

Bates alumna Amelia Wilhelm wins nomination for NCAA Woman of the Year

Thursday, June 28, 2018 3:03 pm

A Bates rower, Wilhelm is praised as thoughtful, positive, and exceptionally gifted as a chemistry honors major who conducted Lyme disease research.

What’s in a Name: Tree Streets

Thursday, June 28, 2018 2:36 pm

The downtown Lewiston neighborhood where streets have names like Oak and Maple is dubbed “the tree streets.”

Web Harrison ’63, longtime coach who inspired students with a fusion of Bates ideals and practical Marine Corps values, dies at age 78

Wednesday, June 20, 2018 11:33 am

A revered football and lacrosse coach from the 1970s into the 1990s, Harrison gave his players a way to live life with integrity and purpose.

College search advice, practical and heartening, from Bates admission experts

Friday, June 15, 2018 10:43 am

From big-picture goal setting to the do's and don'ts of the college essay, three Bates experts offer advice for the college search.

Video: A student’s love letter to Short Term

Friday, June 8, 2018 1:27 pm

In a short film, Durotimi Akinkugbe '18 shares the myriad ways that Short Term delights the collective Bates soul.

Theodore Walther, a Bates ‘professor and friend’ for parts of six decades, dies at age 88

Thursday, June 7, 2018 2:21 pm

Walther traversed his long tenure with a New Yorker’s bemusement, leavened by a Navy sailor’s equanimity and undergirded by devotion to his students.

Video: Bates women’s rowing brings home the gold(s)

Friday, June 1, 2018 12:37 pm

The Bobcat women's rowing team defended its NCAA rowing title last weekend, and the first varsity eight made its own Bates history.

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