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
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Mays Medal to Ed O’Neil ’82 highlights alumni awards at Reunion 2017

Wednesday, June 14, 2017 1:10 pm

O'Neil has literally written the book on sustainable and efficient solutions to the problems of global health inequity.

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13 quotes about love and community from the 2017 Bates Baccalaureate service

Friday, June 9, 2017 12:15 pm

All you need is love, said the Beatles. But, as the Bee Gees noted, no one gets too much love anymore. Which brings us to Baccalaureate at Bates College.

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Dean Reese’s advice and Bates stories at Baccalaureate

Thursday, June 8, 2017 4:13 pm

The longtime dean delivered a tour de force, chronicling history and stories of generations of Bates people.

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Video: Bates Commencement livestream clips

Friday, June 2, 2017 11:57 am

Clips of Bates Commencement 2017, including grads receiving diplomas, honorary degree presentations, and the Commencement address by Geoffrey Canada.

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Bates in the News: June 2, 2017

Friday, June 2, 2017 10:56 am

The Bates Campaign's $50 million gift goes national, glowing reviews for a new Elizabeth Strout '77 novel, and Patrick Dempsey at Commencement.

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Slideshow: Bates Commencement moments, from Midnight Madness to huge hugs

Thursday, June 1, 2017 10:32 am

We start on Mount David during the waning minutes of Midnight Madness and end with congratulations from family, professors, faculty, and friends.

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Video: Into the college vault to secure the Bates mace for Commencement

Friday, May 26, 2017 12:17 pm

This morning, we followed the Facilities Services staff as they headed into the college vault to secure the mace for Commencement on Sunday,

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Video: Hear nine ‘Voices from the Class of 2017’

Thursday, May 25, 2017 6:45 pm

Here's our collection "Voices from the Class of 2017," a series of brief video portraits of nine seniors set to graduate on Sunday.

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‘Follow your passion’ is bunk advice. Learn why

Thursday, May 25, 2017 1:59 pm

Rebecca Fraser-Thill offers advice to grads and students from her expert perspective as director of program design for Purposeful Work at Bates.

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Compare the look of 10 Bates places in winter (snow!) and right now (green!)

Monday, May 22, 2017 5:21 pm

Here’s an interactive look comparing the look of 10 Bates places in the depths of winter and again this week.

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