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
Pat Foley '04 during his Bates playing days.
ESPN Boston profiles new Brooks School football coach Pat Foley ’04

Tuesday, April 9, 2013 3:23 pm

Reporter Brandon Hall of ESPN Boston offers a brief Q-and-A with Pat...

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Audio: Seniors read creative writing — a bizarre bus ride, bomb-littered Hawaiian island and beloved poet

Tuesday, April 2, 2013 11:00 am

At Mount David Summit, six Bates seniors read poems and poetry from their senior theses in creative writing.

Catherine Djang '13 and Ben Smith '13 are the first Bates debaters to "break" at the World Universities Debating Championship since 1999. Photo by Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College.
Smith ’13 and Djang ’13 join the ‘elite of elite’ world debaters

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 2:00 pm

"Breaking" at the world debate tournament is more impressive the more you learn about it.

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Media describe arc of newspaperman Brian McGrory ’84, new Boston Globe editor

Monday, February 25, 2013 11:02 am

McGrory once served 52 readers as a Boston Globe paperboy and now serves over a million as the paper's new editor.

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Todd Robinson ’79 bets on Belcampo, a ‘breathtakingly complex’ tri-country agribusiness

Wednesday, February 20, 2013 11:52 am

Belcampo is not just an interesting company but a potentially important one.

YourBrand LIve founder Fritz Brumder '01 discusses his web application on a "Meet the Startup" interview in Portland, Ore.
Oregonian profiles Your Brandlive app developed by Brumder ’01

Tuesday, February 19, 2013 3:38 pm

It's a kick to Skype with Grandma or a job candidate, but would you want to have an interactive video session with your favorite retailer?

A captive adult male Cercopithecus lomamiensis. Photograph by  Maurice Emetshu.
Detwiler ’95 plays key role in confirming new African monkey species

Tuesday, February 19, 2013 1:02 pm

An African monkey known as a lesula was recently confirmed as a new species by Kate Detwiler '95 and her fellow primate researchers.

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Video: MLK Day 2013 keynote address and introductory speakers

Monday, January 28, 2013 2:41 pm

Unedited video of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Day keynote session at Bates College, Jan. 21, 2013 in the Gomes Chapel.

A banner with the new Bobcat was unfurled at halftime of the men's basketball game vs. Tufts in Alumni Gym on Jan. 26, 2013.
BatesNews: January 2013

Monday, January 28, 2013 1:00 pm

Stories for January include MLK Day coverage, a new Bobcat for Bates and clues about the swine flu outbreak in 2009.

During a vaccine clinic in October 2009, Miljan Zecevic '10 receives his vaccine injection. Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College.
Shifts in student routines may explain 2009’s H1N1 surge, Bates researchers find

Monday, January 28, 2013 12:00 pm

The findings suggest that the patterns of student movement across a campus like Bates is not as "well-blended" as thought.

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