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
Photograph by Zuhayr Reaz '16, who is doing fieldwork in Dhaka, Bangladesh, as part of his internship with WaterAid, a nonprofit helping people gain access to improved water and sanitation facilities.
Summer Student Work: Reaz ’16 pursues clean water for the slums of Dhaka, Bangladesh

Tuesday, August 13, 2013 12:00 pm

Zuhayr Reaz ’16 is doing fieldwork in support of WaterAid in in...

Seen here is an artist's conception of an unusual kind of supernova that Soderberg has explored. Known as an engine-driven supernova, it emits low-energy radio waves rather than high-energy gamma rays. Illustration by Bill Saxton.
Soderberg ’00 and López-Carr ’93 selected to elite NAS symposium for best and brightest young scientists

Tuesday, August 6, 2013 10:00 am

The NAS Kavli Frontiers of Science program invites only A-list young researchers. It's also a predictor of later success.

Stopping by the kid-friendly lorikeet aviary was part of intern Emilie Geissinger's duties at the Maritime Aquarium. Photograph courtesy of the Maritime Aquarium.
Summer Student Work: Connecticut Post profiles bird-bedecked aquarium intern Geissinger ’14

Tuesday, July 30, 2013 4:28 pm

The Connecticut Post describes a day in the life of Emilie Geissinger...

David Pless ’13 prepares to throw the shot, en route to winning his second consecutive NCAA Division III indoor title in 2012 and breaking the NCAA Division III Indoor record by 9.5 inches. Photograph by Stephen Mally/NCAA.
NCAA champion David Pless ’13, the ‘consummate gift,’ profiled by hometown newspaper

Monday, July 29, 2013 2:47 pm

Profiled in his hometown Atlanta newspaper, NCAA shot put champion David Pless...

Biochemistry majors James Meyo '14 of Nairobi, Kenya, and Jenny Chen '16 of Englewood, Colo., at work in the lab of Larissa Williams, assistant professor of biology. Photograph by Marc Glass '88/Bates College.
Summer Student Work: Students in Larissa Williams’ zebrafish lab among first to use innovative technique

Tuesday, July 23, 2013 3:00 pm

James Meyo '14 and Jenny Chen '16 are the first U.S. undergraduates to employ an innovative research technique currently used in only three labs in the world.

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With passion for design and ability to form ‘substantive partnerships,’ Baumann ’87 appointed Cooper-Hewitt director

Friday, June 28, 2013 11:00 am

Caroline Baumann '87 is "passionate about design and reaching people — physically and digitally — with its lessons and insights.”

Philip Isaacson '47, photographed outside his Lewiston law office in 1993 by Phyllis Graber Jensen.
Press Herald and Sun Journal remember Philip Isaacson ’47

Friday, June 28, 2013 10:00 am

The Portland Press Herald and Lewiston Sun Journal each report and comment...

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In pursuit of a coaching career, Lindsay Cullen ’13 seeks ‘mix of academics and athletics’

Thursday, June 27, 2013 4:42 pm

Cullen begins her coaching career at Dickinson College as an assistant with the cross country and track programs.

Amy Bass '92 is a history professor at the College of New Rochelle who contributes research expertise to NBC Olympics coverage. Photograph courtesy of the College of New Rochelle.
Amy Bass ’92 and team win Emmy for Olympics coverage for NBC

Thursday, June 27, 2013 2:09 pm

Bass, a professor of history at the College of New Rochelle, supervises the network's Olympic Research Room.

Becky Flynn Woods '89 and her father Bob Flynn (second from right) accept the Chummy Broomhall Cup as the top Maine college ski team from then-Maine Gov. John Baldacci in 2007. The award's namesake, Chummy Broomhall, is at left. Photo courtesy of Kris Dobie.
Nordic coach Becky Flynn Woods ’89 interviewed on Fasterskier by Fiddler ’78

Thursday, June 27, 2013 10:49 am

Woods tells Fiddler that a big part of her job is to help her skiers meet the rigorous dual challenge of Bates-caliber academics and Division I-caliber skiing competition.

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