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
Jeremy Fisher '06 is co-founder of Wander, developer of the Days app.
They want to know from Fisher ’06: What is Wander?

Monday, June 18, 2012 11:45 am

A startup social-media site reflecting users’ zeal for finding and sharing information about where they are and where they want to go.

Cultural anthropologist Caitryn Lynch '89 wrote "Retirement on the Line."
Anthropologist Lynch ’89 examines one elderly workforce

Monday, June 18, 2012 11:28 am

Caitrin Lynch '89 is an associate professor of anthropology at Olin College.

This depiction by illustrator Alfred Garth Jones (1872–1955) of the Peasants Revolt features a male mob, but Associate Professor of English Sylvia Federico's research proves that women stormed the castle, too.
Peasants Revolt included women, too, Federico proves

Monday, June 18, 2012 9:54 am

"They were not shy to pick up staffs, sticks, and staves and wield them against perceived oppressors."

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Audio: poems and prose from Bates’ creative writing majors

Friday, May 18, 2012 4:15 pm

Their adviser, Rob Farnsworth, praised them for their "dedicated commitment to the life of the imagination."

Karl Fisher '14, left, talks with Charles E. Clark '51 at the Mount David Society Scholarship Luncheon on March 30. Clark is the author of Bates Through the Years: An Illustrated History, as part of the college's sesquicentennial.
Student stories underscore the value of Bates philanthropy

Tuesday, May 8, 2012 11:18 am

Mount David Society Scholarship Luncheon brings together students and donors.

Priming your mind with money-related words and ideas can improve self-control, according to a new study co-authored by Bates graduate Monthe Kofos '11 and Associate Professor of Psychology Helen Boucher.
Musing about money improves self-control, Bates study finds

Thursday, March 22, 2012 10:13 am

Understanding how self-control works — and when and why it doesn’t — is a hot topic in psychology.

Peter Gomes '65 used this early 19th-century silver tea service to offer his famous Wednesday afternoon teas at Sparks House.
Gomes collection, reflecting intimacy with the past, offered March 24

Tuesday, March 13, 2012 5:13 pm

A conception of God's beauty as expressed in the physical world is a theme of items to be offered at auction from the collection of the Rev. Professor Peter J. Gomes '65.

CFO.com touts prize-winning app by classmates Rapp and Ghai

Monday, March 12, 2012 1:31 pm

Reporter David Rosenbaum of CFO.com highlights the prize-winning open-source financial application created...

Eben Miller '96 is the author of "Born Along the Color Line: The 1933 Amenia Conference and the Rise of a National Civil Rights Movement." (Oxford University Press, 2012.)
Press Herald interviews historian Miller ’96 on early civil rights movement

Monday, March 12, 2012 11:08 am

The Portland Press Herald’s Ray Routhier offers a Q&A interview with Eben...

Ian Mahmud '12 and Colin Etnire '12, ranked among the top U.S. debate teams, chat during their November debate trip to Cambridge.
Bates debate hits No. 9 in global ranking

Wednesday, February 29, 2012 10:25 am

Led by the senior team of Ian Mahmud (left) and Colin Etnire (right), Bates debate ranks among the best in the world.

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