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
Friday, March 4, 2016 2:41 pm
How does a Nordic skier train for the NCAA meet when there's no snow nearby? Here's an inside look at James' training regimen.
Friday, March 4, 2016 10:48 am
Bates ranks third in the country in the number of Fulbright U.S. Student awards earned in 2015-16. Here are four reasons why.
Friday, March 4, 2016 10:02 am
Praise for the Campus Life residence project, and remembering the influential Bates-educated economist who coined the term "voodoo economics."
Friday, February 26, 2016 10:00 am
Bates gets praise for building a distinctive Digital and Computational Studies Program; and researcher Matt Bogyo '93 discovers a new tool in the fight against malaria.
Friday, February 19, 2016 11:20 am
What Senior Day for women's basketball lacked in numbers (Nason was the sole honoree), it made up for in emotion, drama, and, in the end, pure elation.
Why newspapers and readers are at an ‘incredibly awkward moment,’ explains Boston Globe editor Brian McGrory ’84
Friday, February 5, 2016 12:03 pm
The health of democratic society depends on papers making a "nuanced transition" to an all-digital future, says McGrory. Plus: What he thinks about "the Bill" of today.
Friday, January 29, 2016 12:25 pm
For shredders of yore and of today, Mount David's elevation still provides the necessary inrun for ski jumps, though the takeoff spot is different.
Thursday, January 28, 2016 1:14 pm
An opportunistic investment of $1.5 million in energy projects is helping Bates lower its utility costs by a projected 22 percent.
Friday, January 15, 2016 12:29 pm
Incarceration experts and faculty members Michael Rocque and Chris Petrella ’06 comment on the Bates MLK Day theme, "Mass Incarceration and Black Citizenship."
Friday, January 15, 2016 11:16 am
Recognizing their students' distress, the faculty in 1991 used MLK Day to help the community reflect on issues of peace and justice in wartime.