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
The Many and One rally in Merrill Gym on Jan. 11, 2003, sent a strong, unified message far and wide. Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College.
Media covers 10-year anniversary of ‘Many and One’ gathering at Bates

Wednesday, January 16, 2013 2:58 pm

The anniversary program featured Heather Lindkvist, special assistant to the president, and community organizer Sarah Davis '10.

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Video: First-graders give a ‘Bates Bates’ cheer

Thursday, December 6, 2012 4:24 pm

These first-graders at Equitas Academy in Los Angeles have made Bates their own.

Anthropology major Devin Tatro '14 talks with Saudi men at a desert farm in the Eastern Province during a Short Term trip last spring to Saudi Arabia led by Dana Professor of Anthropology Loring Danforth. This was a rare moment in Saudi society: women talking with men publicly and allowed not to wear abayas. Photo: Ana Bisaillon ’12.
In letter to New York Times, Danforth takes issue with Saudi book, characterizations

Wednesday, December 5, 2012 4:07 pm

Danforth's letter is in response to a review of the book On Saudi Arabia by Karen Elliott House.

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Savoy Magazine names Sene ’00 among ‘most influential’ in corporate America

Wednesday, December 5, 2012 1:44 pm

Lena Sene '00 is a managing parter with Deer Isle Capital and an expert on global investing in Africa.

Josh Chronopoulos '13 brings down the Bowdoin ballcarrier during a 14-6 Bates victory in Brunswick on November 3, 2012.
Slide show: Bobcat football clinches CBB

Monday, November 5, 2012 9:59 am

Game photographs from the Bobcats’ CBB-clinching victory over Bowdoin.

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Video: time-lapse of Merrill’s transformation from gym to inaugural stage

Thursday, November 1, 2012 4:30 pm

Merrill Gym undergoes a transformation from sports venue to theatrical stage for the inauguration of Clayton Spencer.

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BatesNews October 2012

Tuesday, October 23, 2012 12:00 pm

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Leigh Weisenburger, dean of admission and financial aid. Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College.
Maine media quote Bates officials for stories on Supreme Court affirmative action case

Monday, October 22, 2012 3:21 pm

Bates officials react to the affirmative action case Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin now being considered by the Supreme Court.

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Howard ’12 is proof that science internships pay, chemistry journal says

Wednesday, October 17, 2012 3:11 pm

An internship with Cubist Pharmaceuticals, whose CEO is Mike Bonney '80, helped Jessica Howard '12 land a research job.

This family in Yemen's Mawza District received vouchers to buy food as part of Mercy Corps' emergency response to Yemen's humanitarian crisis. Photograph by Cassandra Nelson / Mercy Corps.
Yemen needs ‘resilience’ approach, writes Diener ’99 in Christian Science Monitor

Wednesday, October 17, 2012 1:56 pm

Increasing short-term relief aid — although an important stopgap measure — is not a durable solution for Yemen.

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