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
Amy Bass '92 is a history professor at the College of New Rochelle who contributes research expertise to NBC Olympics coverage. Photograph courtesy of the College of New Rochelle.
Amy Bass ’92 and team win Emmy for Olympics coverage for NBC

Thursday, June 27, 2013 2:09 pm

Bass, a professor of history at the College of New Rochelle, supervises the network's Olympic Research Room.

Becky Flynn Woods '89 and her father Bob Flynn (second from right) accept the Chummy Broomhall Cup as the top Maine college ski team from then-Maine Gov. John Baldacci in 2007. The award's namesake, Chummy Broomhall, is at left. Photo courtesy of Kris Dobie.
Nordic coach Becky Flynn Woods ’89 interviewed on Fasterskier by Fiddler ’78

Thursday, June 27, 2013 10:49 am

Woods tells Fiddler that a big part of her job is to help her skiers meet the rigorous dual challenge of Bates-caliber academics and Division I-caliber skiing competition.

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Researcher Allison Mann ’08 keeps ‘Mad Men’ real

Thursday, June 27, 2013 10:48 am

Mann upholds the show's "well-earned reputation for authenticity and for mining the tumultuous history of the 1960s."

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‘Opportunity not importunity’: a story of who really founded the Bates Fund

Tuesday, June 25, 2013 5:00 pm

While acts of philanthropy got most private colleges going, the tradition of the alumni fund is a relative newcomer.

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Revealed: Who coined the distinctive Bates cheer ‘Great day to be a Bobcat’?

Tuesday, June 11, 2013 6:39 pm

Reunion Weekend was an opportune time to discover who coined the cheer "Great day to be a Bobcat."

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Sun Journal offers Q-and-A with Harward Center’s Darby Ray

Thursday, May 23, 2013 9:48 am

Ray is asked, "If you were a student, what project through the Harward Center makes you think, 'I'd be all over that'"?

Jonathan Adler '00, seen here talking with Kati Vecsey of the theater department during his lecture at Bates in 2008.
Scientific American quotes Adler ’00 research on negative emotions and well-being

Wednesday, May 22, 2013 3:32 pm

Under the headline “Negative Emotions are Key to Well-Being,” Scientific American writer...

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Trustee Chair Emeritus E. Robert Kinney ’39, corporate and civic leader with ‘good, gutsy Maine business sense,’ dies at 96

Thursday, May 9, 2013 6:00 pm

Kinney was a model corporate leader, a former CEO of General Mills who "always ready with a helping hand."

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.

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