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
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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.

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."

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.

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