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
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.

Video: 2012 Puddle Jump

Friday, January 20, 2012 6:27 pm

Here are a few scenes from the 2012 edition of the annual...

Julian Agyeman offers the 2012 Martin Luther King Jr. Day keynote address in the Bates Chapel.
Sun Journal offers extensive coverage of 2012 MLK events

Wednesday, January 18, 2012 12:52 pm

The Sun Journal offers extensive coverage of the 2012 Martin Luther King...

Win Brown '89
Telegram & Gazette interviews new hospital CEO Win Brown ’89

Thursday, January 12, 2012 3:11 pm

Win Brown '89 is the new president and CEO of Heywood Hospital in Gardner, Mass., and was recently interviewed by the Telegram & Gazette.

President-elect Clayton Spencer becomes the college's eighth president on July 1, 2012. Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen.
Chronicle blogger says Spencer appointment a ‘best’ moment in 2011

Thursday, January 12, 2012 2:30 pm

Chronicle of Higher Education blogger Richard Kahlenberg, who writes about innovation in...

A photo from Ben Manter's bio thesis. Manter wanted to know if the specific yeast strain used in brewing hard cider affects the size and number of bubbles, which is known to affect the taste and aroma of a carbonated alcoholic beverage.
Maine media profile thesis-inspired hard cider business

Thursday, January 12, 2012 12:13 pm

Biology major Ben Manter ’11 used his senior thesis experience to kick...

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