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Posts by Jay Burns


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Thursday

May 1, 2014
11:58 am

Microsoft’s Susan Dumais ’75 is a big reason why, computer-wise, you find what you seek

Dumais’ contributions have touched how we find, use and make sense of information from our computers and the Internet.

Microsoft’s Susan Dumais ’75 is a big reason why, computer-wise, you find what you seek

Tuesday

April 22, 2014
1:00 pm

Debaters Blackburn and Stewart bring home national championship

In the storied history of Bates debate, the victory is believed to be the first national title by a Bates varsity team.

Debaters Blackburn and Stewart bring home national championship

Friday

April 18, 2014
1:31 pm

20 years after it began, three perspectives on the genocide in Rwanda

Perspectives look at the past, present and future of Rwanda.

20 years after it began, three perspectives on the genocide in Rwanda

Friday

April 18, 2014
11:58 am

Aliza Luft ’06 examines ‘risky defections’ during the genocide in Rwanda

Why, Luft asks in her guest blog post, did some Hutu “evade participation and help Tutsi” instead of killing them?

Aliza Luft ’06 examines ‘risky defections’ during the genocide in Rwanda

Thursday

April 17, 2014
2:37 pm

Short Term, alive and kicking and ‘optimized for experimentation,’ begins April 21

Two intriguing new programs this spring will play to Short Term’s founding tradition of innovation.

Short Term, alive and kicking and ‘optimized for experimentation,’ begins April 21

Thursday

April 10, 2014
12:00 pm

Slideshow: 12 student offerings from the 2014 Barlow off-campus photo exhibition

“The exhibition is part of how we help returning students reconnect to the Bates community,” says David Das.

Slideshow: 12 student offerings from the 2014 Barlow off-campus photo exhibition

Wednesday

April 2, 2014
10:53 am

Slideshow: 2014 Mount David Summit’s happy, if trippy, scene

Visitors come from near and far, and a least one watched from far, far away this year.

Slideshow: 2014 Mount David Summit’s happy, if trippy, scene

Thursday

March 27, 2014
12:00 pm

Historian Joe Hall favors Goetz ’00 and ‘The Baptism of Early Viriginia’ in Elite 8 matchup

Why not join a March Madness competition where you have a real rooting interest?

Historian Joe Hall favors Goetz ’00 and ‘The Baptism of Early Viriginia’ in Elite 8 matchup

Tuesday

March 25, 2014
12:00 pm

Alumni make ‘huge impact’ at international gathering of ocean researchers

At Bates, these ocean scientists learned to “be fearless” in their approach to research.

Alumni make ‘huge impact’ at international gathering of ocean researchers

Friday

March 21, 2014
8:59 am

New film features stunning White Mountain views — and Bates geologist Dyk Eusden, too

Eusden enters the film as an expert who links the experiential with the geological.

New film features stunning White Mountain views — and Bates geologist Dyk Eusden, too