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
Gloom and misery begone? Statistics gets a major makeover from a student-professor team

Thursday, May 22, 2014 3:00 pm

The bane of many social science majors, statistics will be taught far differently next year, thanks to a student-faculty team led by Professor of Psychology Amy Douglass.

From the Galapagos, images and words from biology students and faculty

Friday, May 16, 2014 11:52 am

Short Term blog coverage from one of the world’s most extraordinary places to study ecology and evolutionary biology.

Equestrians Kirwin ’15 and Kiesler ’16 ride to top-10 finish at Nationals

Wednesday, May 14, 2014 8:00 am

“For both of them to place in the top 10 at Nationals is an amazing accomplishment,” says coach Ginger Klingenstein-Albert.

Video: Visiting the Sprague Marsh to measure sea level change

Friday, May 2, 2014 9:00 am

Geology faculty and students head to Bates-Morse Mountain to place measurement rods deep in the marsh.

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

Thursday, May 1, 2014 11:58 am

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

Debaters Blackburn and Stewart bring home national championship

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 1:00 pm

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

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

Friday, April 18, 2014 1:31 pm

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

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

Friday, April 18, 2014 11:58 am

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

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

Thursday, April 17, 2014 2:37 pm

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

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

Thursday, April 10, 2014 12:00 pm

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

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