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
Jack Kent Cooke award to support graduate studies at Columbia for Bo Ra Kim ’14

Friday, June 27, 2014 1:41 pm

The highly competitive Jack Kent Cooke Graduate Scholarships are worth up to $50,000 annually for graduate studies in the U.S. or abroad.

18 stories and moments from the 2014 Bates College year

Friday, June 20, 2014 4:18 pm

Before the books close on 2014, we want to share some of the stories and moments from the past year.

Clean Sweep 2014: ‘These swords are awesome!’

Tuesday, June 17, 2014 11:48 am

Clean Sweep 2014: reducing waste, strengthening community bonds and generating money for nonprofit organizations.

The Alumni Parade, our tradition of ‘universal enthusiasm and great merriment,’ turns 100 years young

Thursday, June 5, 2014 11:50 am

The centerpiece of the 1914 Reunion was the first-ever Alumni Parade, a “historico-humorous parade of classes about the field.”

Video: The shoes fit for Bates seniors and faculty at Commencement

Sunday, May 25, 2014 1:38 pm

Bates seniors and professors (and the Commencement piper) explain what their choice of shoewear says about the sole of the college.

Video: The Bobcat’s 1997 waterskiing trek across Lake Andrews and into college lore

Friday, May 23, 2014 10:33 am

When the Bobcat (Stu Abelson '97) waterskied across Lake Andrews 17 years ago today, ABC News was there to cover the story. Take a look!

Gloom and misery begone? Statistics gets a major makeover from a student-professor team

Thursday, May 22, 2014 3:00 pm

The bane of many social science majors, statistics will be taught far differently next year, thanks to a student-faculty team led by Professor of Psychology Amy Douglass.

From the Galapagos, images and words from biology students and faculty

Friday, May 16, 2014 11:52 am

Short Term blog coverage from one of the world’s most extraordinary places to study ecology and evolutionary biology.

Equestrians Kirwin ’15 and Kiesler ’16 ride to top-10 finish at Nationals

Wednesday, May 14, 2014 8:00 am

“For both of them to place in the top 10 at Nationals is an amazing accomplishment,” says coach Ginger Klingenstein-Albert.

Video: Visiting the Sprague Marsh to measure sea level change

Friday, May 2, 2014 9:00 am

Geology faculty and students head to Bates-Morse Mountain to place measurement rods deep in the marsh.

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