Jay is editor of Bates Magazine, editorial director for select Advancement and President’s Office projects and editor of BatesNews.
Archive of Stories by Jay Burns
Thursday, December 10, 2015 4:40 pm
Professor Rebecca Herzig's book Plucked named an Economist best of 2015; The Simpsons teases Bates (and vice versa); and Bloomberg Business looks to Ben Ayers '99 for a better way to help Nepal.
Friday, December 4, 2015 9:56 am
Ben Schippers '04 named a rising-star CEO; a tribute to Jack Sandler '02 from his Bates lacrosse coach; and Dana Professor of Chemistry Glen Lawson has a hand in a virus breakthrough.
Friday, November 20, 2015 12:08 pm
Allen Sumrall '16 came across the country for academics, not cross country. Four years later, the walk-on from New Mexico is a politics honors candidate — and running in the NCAA championships as Bates' best.
Thursday, November 19, 2015 7:16 pm
The annual Trashion Show once again featured wearable runway designs made from recycled stuff, including one outfit inspired by Barbarella and Madonna.
Thursday, November 19, 2015 8:37 am
This being Thanksgiving Week, here are the best — the most distinctive, unusual, and quirky — thank-yous offered by generations of weary, yet grateful, seniors.
Thursday, November 12, 2015 12:27 pm
She was an educator, author, champion of equal opportunity for women, and a human-rights advocate whose passion was forged by her experiences in the Holocaust.
As Bates-hosted C3 summit starts, Crystal Williams speaks to the imperative to diversify faculty at U.S. colleges
Wednesday, November 11, 2015 5:57 pm
When students learn from faculty who are from many backgrounds, it "opens all students to the idea of possibility — both for themselves and for others," Williams says.
Wednesday, November 4, 2015 3:09 pm
Join the fun on CBB Championship day with the Great Bates-Bowdoin Football Fantasy Pool. Football knowledge optional!
Retirement of Sarah Potter ’77, bookstore director who also teaches virtues ‘hard work and thoughtfulness’
Friday, October 23, 2015 10:33 am
Sarah Potter '77, who retires Oct. 30 after 35 years as director of the College Store, provided a "sense of normalcy" for the legions and generations of student workers in the store.
Wednesday, October 21, 2015 5:10 pm
By opening the "new" Commons seven years ago, Bates leveraged traditional qualities of community, sustainability, and excellence in its dining operation.