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
Neither naive nor cynical, Oscar winner Stacey Kabat ’85 reflects on her domestic-violence activism

Thursday, December 4, 2014 8:00 am

A national leader in the fight against domestic violence, Kabat won an Academy Award for the 1994 film "Defending Our Lives."

As Chick Leahey’s jersey number is retired, 11 things to know about the great Bates coach and man

Friday, October 24, 2014 12:00 pm

At halftime of tomorrow's Homecoming football game, Bates will retire the No. 11 baseball jersey worn by William "Chick" Leahey ’52 during his 36 years as head coach.

Blame the coffee cake? Once-enchanted student mailboxes face extinction

Wednesday, October 15, 2014 12:00 pm

Bates joins just a handful of U.S. colleges in eliminating physical mailboxes in favor of the one-stop, package-center approach.

Imagination wins out as the Office of Intercultural Education moves into Chase Hall

Friday, October 3, 2014 8:00 am

A makeover of an old Chase Hall dining space has created a neighborly, see-and-be-seen home for the Office of Intercultural Education.

Slideshow: 24 moments as the Class of 2018 gets to know Bates and vice-versa

Thursday, September 18, 2014 12:00 pm

See what they experienced as Bates photographers Sarah Crosby and Phyllis Graber Jensen followed the Class of 2018 from its arrival on Aug. 25 through the first week of classes.

Video: Bates professors say what course they’re excited to teach (2014)

Wednesday, September 3, 2014 8:58 am

As faculty members joined the academic procession for Convocation 2014, we asked...

Summer Student Work: Cooper ’15 supports low-income clients at Pine Tree Legal

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 10:41 am

Evan Cooper '15 spent summer 2014 helping Pine Tree Legal provide legal aid to those who couldn't afford it.

Summer Student Work: Callahan ’15 advances Project Story Boost in L-A

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 10:00 am

Brenna Callahan '15 inspires a love of reading in young students with Project Story Boost.

New book by sociologist Duina studies American view of life transitions

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 2:08 pm

Known for a study of the American focus on winning, Bates sociologist Francesco Duina views the emotional landscape from a different perspective in his new book.

Slideshow: Students serve farm-to-table dinner at Nezinscot Farm

Tuesday, July 8, 2014 11:00 am

Theory meets practice as students learned just where their food, quite literally, gets born.

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