Jay is editor of Bates Magazine, editorial director for select Advancement and President’s Office projects and editor of BatesNews.
Stories by Jay Burns
Thursday, August 25, 2016 2:38 pm
The news media find Bates connections in wealth management, horse racing, heart disease, the Olympics, prison reform, transgender issues, higher-ed policy, and, of course, orphan parrots.
Q&A: Based on a Short Term to Saudi Arabia, Loring Danforth’s new book challenges ‘destructive’ Orientalism
Friday, August 12, 2016 9:42 am
Danforth's new book, Crossing the Kingdom, is based on his 2012 Short Term that enjoyed amazing access inside Saudi Arabia.
Thursday, August 4, 2016 11:31 am
The fallen tree, a century-old sugar maple, “had a life…and it supported a lot of life,” said Professor Emerita of Biology Sharon Kinsman.
Thursday, July 21, 2016 2:57 pm
A 1960s Bobcat pitching ace gets a Hall of Fame nod; a Bates biologist explains why a petrel ignores a potential mate's immune genetics; and a Bob Dylan / Robert Indiana mashup at the museum gets a great review.
Friday, July 1, 2016 8:00 am
A young alum's 11 road-trip rules in The New York Times; why a Chinese bishop recanted criticism of the state-controlled church; and two alums make a top-50 Mainers list.
Thursday, June 23, 2016 2:54 pm
Begun as a club sport in 1987, rowing only lacked a boat. Today they've got boats...and boatloads of hardware. But rowing is more than the bling.
Wednesday, June 15, 2016 5:45 pm
“And now for something completely different”: Vikings cross Lake Andrews and fight the English at the Keigwin Amphitheater.
Monday, June 13, 2016 12:51 pm
Mount David's stewardship reflects a truism from that famous 1970s TV commercial: “People start pollution. People can stop it."
Monday, June 13, 2016 10:49 am
The Alumni Parade gathers different Bates eras under a common umbrella: love...
Thursday, June 9, 2016 12:38 pm
Students and faculty in two innovative types of Short Term courses showed their stuff at an end-of-term showcase, including a major redesign of intro chemistry.