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
Gifts to Bates top $27 million in 2016-17, new Bates Fund record set

Thursday, August 10, 2017 4:46 pm

The record $6.98 million total for the annual Bates Fund, a priority of The Bates Campaign, is a 7 percent jump.

‘Tremendous teammate’ Rob Gomez ’05 forgoes race victory to help a fallen runner

Thursday, August 10, 2017 2:50 pm

With the finish of the world-class Beach to Beacon in sight, and a Maine title on the line, Gomez slowed to help a staggering fellow runner finish first.

Welcome to BatesNews for 2017-18

Friday, August 4, 2017 8:00 am

A special welcome to parents and students of the incoming Class of 2021, who are receiving BatesNews for the first time.

What’s In a Name: Androscoggin

Thursday, August 3, 2017 4:30 pm

"Androscoggin," the name of Lewiston's river and county, is the contemporary word describing a Native American tribe that lived here.

How Bates helps Lewiston firefighters do their dangerous jobs safer and better

Thursday, August 3, 2017 11:48 am

Like a cadaver heading to a medical school, the empty Bates building still had something to give. And in this case, the beneficiary is the city of Lewiston.

Celebrate Thoreau’s 200th birthday with a summer poem from a Bates author

Monday, July 10, 2017 12:13 pm

Chute's "Heat Wave in Concord" recreates a sizzling summer day in 1852 when Thoreau and a friend went on a "fluvial walk" in the Concord River.

Here’s the 2017 Bates summer reading list, suggested by faculty, staff, and alumni

Friday, June 30, 2017 9:56 am

Ever wondered what's on the bedside tables of Bates folks? Wonder no more.

The major Bates College stories of 2016–17

Friday, June 30, 2017 9:23 am

It was a year of never-befores and how-about-thats, with a few way-to-goes along the way.

Crystal Williams appointed associate provost for diversity and inclusion at Boston University

Thursday, June 29, 2017 8:19 am

Since 2013, Williams has served as Bates’ chief diversity officer, associate vice president for strategic initiatives, and professor of English.

John Creasy, who ushered in the thriving modern era for geology at Bates, dies at age 71

Monday, June 26, 2017 2:01 pm

“We were in awe of him, but his intensity was contagious. There was so much respect for him: I wanted to work my butt off to impress John, to achieve for John.”

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