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 women's dining room in Rand Hall, circa 1920. The archives helps faculty and students investigate how Bates' inclusive history has played out over time. Photograph courtesy of the Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library.
Past is prologue, says new Muskie Archives director Pat Webber

Wednesday, August 8, 2012 10:00 am

The archives supports the academic community by keeping one foot in the past and one in the present.

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BatesNews August 2012

Tuesday, July 31, 2012 2:00 pm

A monthly roundup of Bates news and stories.

From 2007, this portrait of Peter Carlisle '91 was taken in his Portland, Maine, office. The poster behind Carlisle shows Michael Phelps wearing his Olympic medals in Athens. Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen / Bates College.
WCSH-TV interviews Olympic sports agent Carlisle ’91

Tuesday, July 31, 2012 12:33 pm

Peter Carlisle '91 discusses what the Olympics are like from an agent's perspective.

Circa 1969, Professor of Geology Roy Farnsworth points to the route that he and his students throughout the Northeast, Canada and Michigan during his Short Term course, Field Geology. Photograph courtesy of the Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library.
Roy Farnsworth, professor emeritus of geology, dies at 84

Tuesday, July 31, 2012 11:15 am

Professor Farnsworth explored creative ways to give his geology students fieldwork experience.

Robert Long '79 poses with his daughter Erica Long '12 on Commencement morning. Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen / Bates College.
Newspaperman Long ’79 praised by Times Record colleagues

Monday, July 30, 2012 4:33 pm

The departure of longtime managing editor Robert Long ’79 from The Times...

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Boston Globe reports Howie ’81 is game studio COO

Monday, July 30, 2012 3:18 pm

Boston Globe tech blogger Scott Kirsner reports that game development veteran Hank...

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Slate turns to anthropologist Danforth for firewalking explanation

Thursday, July 26, 2012 1:41 pm

The reason firewalkers don't get burned lies in Loring Danforth's research.

Charlie Schroeder '95 has penned Man of War: My Adventures in the World of Historical Reenactment.
With ‘Man of War,’ Schroeder ’95 gets into character

Tuesday, July 24, 2012 4:32 pm

Charlie Schroeder '95 offers entertaining insights into the lives of war reenactors.

Royal Gazette profiles juggler and performer McCoy ’03

Tuesday, July 24, 2012 3:45 pm

The Royal Gazette of Bermuda explores the world of juggler and comic...

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Boston Globe’s McGrory ’84 tells lobster tale about Kingston ’88

Tuesday, July 24, 2012 3:17 pm

Steve Kingston '88, proprietor of The Clam Shack in Kennebunk, Maine, is the underdog winner of a New York City lobster roll contest.

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