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
What’s in a Lewiston Name: Kennedy

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 4:37 pm

Then-candidate John F. Kennedy visited Lewiston in November 1960. Three years later, the city named its downtown park after the slain president.

From the Archives: Five bobcat sightings on campus

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 2:48 pm

We searched the campus for bobcats — young and old, high and low — and here's what we found.

Patricia A. Schoknecht named Bates College vice president for information and library services and college librarian

Monday, November 27, 2017 10:41 am

Currently chief information officer and assistant vice president for business services at Rollins College, Schoknecht joins Bates on Jan. 1, 2018.

See what’s in the Ladd Library lost and found today

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 2:53 pm

The Bates library is where students study, hang out, and spend lots of time. And lose things.

Then and Now: The Bates ginkgo tree sheds its leaves

Thursday, November 16, 2017 11:50 am

As ginkgo trees do, the one outside Carnegie Science Hall, across from Chase Hall, shed all its leaves within a few hours on Nov. 9.

Muskie’s threatened Clean Water Act delivers ‘billions of dollars in economic benefits’ annually

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 5:24 pm

Ensuring clean water, says economics professor Lynne Lewis, boosts jobs, tourism, recreation, and property values — benefits that far outweigh the costs.

Video: “Make your move!” — What Bobcat runners think about cheers they hear

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 4:56 pm

Members of the Bates women's cross country team opine about all the advice they hear from supporters during races.

Then and Now: Garcelon Field in the 1930s and right now

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 12:00 pm

What's different and what's the name about these two photographs of Garcelon Field taken about 80 years apart?

The Bates boilers just fired up — but with much less fossil fuel

Friday, October 27, 2017 10:07 am

Made by vaporizing materials like sawdust, RFO has helped Bates slash its carbon emissions

Bates in the News: Oct. 27, 2017

Thursday, October 26, 2017 2:19 pm

Ibram Kendi explains the fundamentals of antiracism, Katie Burke '03

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