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
The postman doesn't not right for the mailboxes in Chase Hall. (Sarah Crosby/Bates College)
Bates in the News: April 8, 2016

Thursday, April 7, 2016 1:45 pm

A Bates professor says public schools have a mass-incarceration mindset, plus Bates admission in TIME magazine and Bates mailboxes in The Boston Globe.

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Picture story: Bobcats in the mist practice ultimate frisbee beneath the Garcelon lights

Friday, April 1, 2016 10:49 am

Learn some Bates frisbee lore and see images of the Bates ultimate team, Orange Whip, practicing on a misty March night.

Julia Sleeper '08 (right), co-founder and executive director of Tree Street Youth, speaks with  Lewiston High student Binto Matan and Gene Geiger, whose family announced a major gift on March 16 to support Tree Street's expansion. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Bates in the News: March 25, 2016

Friday, March 25, 2016 9:08 am

In Harvard Business Review, tips to create a more candid workplace; methane discovery in the Arctic; and an alumni-founded Lewiston youth center expands.

Emmanuel Toroitich '15 of Eldoret, Kenya, explains to a visitor his research into phenylpropanoid glycosides during the 2015 Mount David Summit at Bates College. (Josh Kuckens/Bates College)
At the annual Mount David Summit, it’s time to get smart, if you dare

Thursday, March 24, 2016 2:50 pm

More than 380 students will participate in this year's Mount David Summit, Bates College's annual celebration of student academic achievement, on April 1.

Anton Kishon '37 demonstrates his hammer-throw form, c. 1935. Kishon won the hammer throw at the 1935 NCAA Track and Field Championships.
Video: 1935 NCAA hammer champ Anton Kishon ’37 shows his form

Friday, March 18, 2016 10:21 am

“I’d take him on the team right now," said Al Fereshetian, men's track and field coach, after seeing this archival clip of the famed Bates thrower.

Bates summer student researchers Jia Ahn-Pan '16 of Kuching, Malaysia (seated) and Akachukwu Obi '15 (right) of Nnewi, Nigeria, work under the guidance of Associate Professor of Chemistry Matt Cote in August 2015. A new grant from the Sherman Fairchild Foundation will support 15 new student researchers at Bates. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
New $270,000 grant will make the student summer research experience even better

Friday, March 11, 2016 1:16 pm

The grant from the Sherman Fairchild Foundation will fund 15 new student research positions in STEM fields while improving the overall summer research experience.

Nordic skier Sadie James '17 of Avon, Maine, prepares for the National Collegiate Men's and Women's Skiing Championships by working out on a SkiErg in Merrill Gym. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Video: Sadie James ’17 prepares for Nordic nationals

Friday, March 4, 2016 2:41 pm

How does a Nordic skier train for the NCAA meet when there's no snow nearby? Here's an inside look at James' training regimen.

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4 reasons that Bates is again a Fulbright ‘Top Producer’ in 2016

Friday, March 4, 2016 10:48 am

Bates ranks third in the country in the number of Fulbright U.S. Student awards earned in 2015-16. Here are four reasons why.

This rendering depicts 65 Campus Ave. in the foreground, seen from the corner of Campus and Central avenues. 55 Campus is visible in the distance. (Ann Beha Architects)
Bates in the News: March 4, 2016

Friday, March 4, 2016 10:02 am

Praise for the Campus Life residence project, and remembering the influential Bates-educated economist who coined the term "voodoo economics."

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Bates in the News: Feb. 26, 2016

Friday, February 26, 2016 10:00 am

Bates gets praise for building a distinctive Digital and Computational Studies Program; and researcher Matt Bogyo '93 discovers a new tool in the fight against malaria.

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