Jay is editor of Bates Magazine, editorial director for select Advancement and President’s Office projects and editor of BatesNews.
Stories by Jay Burns
Friday, September 23, 2016 1:02 pm
On the eve of Bates' first grid test, former All-Maine lineman Al Topham '41 recalls his era.
Friday, September 16, 2016 11:07 am
What happens when students unplug? For that, we hear from 14 students who spent a stretch of time offline during their Short Term fieldwork in the Northern Rocky Mountains.
Friday, September 9, 2016 2:53 pm
Images from the student-led AESOP outdoor trips during Orientation as Bates' newest students had fun getting to know Maine and each other.
Friday, September 9, 2016 2:00 pm
Awaiting the start of the academic procession for Convocation on Sept. 6, six professors share what they're excited to teach in the new year.
Friday, September 2, 2016 12:19 pm
Studying Quebec-to-Lewiston migration, students in a Short Term course learned the distinctive ways that historians “think and approach subject matter.”
Friday, September 2, 2016 12:08 pm
Sending his First Year Seminar students out to "experience" a tree starts them on the path of figuring out "what it is that they think about."
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.