Jay is editor of Bates Magazine, editorial director for select Advancement and President’s Office projects and editor of BatesNews.
Stories by Jay Burns
$3 million gift endows Bates professorship in STEM equity and inclusion; April Hill named inaugural appointee
Friday, September 21, 2018 9:21 am
Hill is an eminent evolutionary developmental geneticist with a national reputation for dismantling barriers preventing students from thriving in STEM fields.
Thursday, September 13, 2018 10:18 am
As Bates professors lined up for Convocation last week, they shared the courses and topics they're excited to teach.
Friday, September 7, 2018 12:16 pm
President Spencer considers the famous phrase "The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice.” Is it false hope? Or a call to action?
Friday, September 7, 2018 11:31 am
Bates students and a future U.S. president were once part of a national ad campaign to sell consumer textiles made by the Bates Manufacturing Co. of Lewiston.
Friday, August 31, 2018 7:38 am
Here’s your guide to all names Pettengill and Pettingill, a Bates building, street, and park.
Thursday, August 30, 2018 10:09 am
Dropping a child off at college, said a new Bates parent, is a unique feeling: "so happy and so sad at the same time — and so proud."
Friday, August 24, 2018 8:00 am
Selected from the largest applicant pool in college history, the 550 members of the Class of 2022 arrives on Monday.
Thursday, August 16, 2018 12:41 pm
The U.S. has 11 nuclear-powered carriers, and a Bates grad commands one of them: the USS Gerald R. Ford, the Navy’s newest and the world’s largest.
Friday, August 10, 2018 12:20 pm
Seventy-two years ago, Bates debuted a post-World War II housing option that, to this day, remains unique.
Friday, August 10, 2018 8:00 am
The faculty promotions offer "outstanding examples of the consequential scholarship and creative work going on at Bates," says Dean of the Faculty Malcolm Hill.