Jay is editor of Bates Magazine, editorial director for select Advancement and President’s Office projects and editor of BatesNews.
Stories by Jay Burns
Wednesday, May 2, 2018 10:03 am
A bird in a campus tree is worth two Bates professors when it comes to explaining what all the racket is about.
Friday, April 13, 2018 12:50 pm
There's a copy of The New Yorker, two black ankle socks, a busy student's to-do list, and a graded English paper with the prof's glowing comment.
Human rights lawyer Bryan Stevenson to deliver 2018 Commencement address, joined by honorands Lynsey Addario, Jill Lepore, and Bob Ludwig
Tuesday, April 10, 2018 10:00 am
Stevenson's work has freed wrongfully convicted death-row prisoners, reduced excessive sentences given to others, and brought greater equality to the U.S. criminal justice system.
Friday, April 6, 2018 10:43 am
The day might soon come when breathing xenon gas from a hand-held inhaler could treat the mental affliction known as post-traumatic stress disorder.
Friday, March 30, 2018 11:29 am
After the Trump administration rolled back the definition of an organic egg, PBS NewsHour interviewed Jesse Laflamme ’00, CEO of Pete and Gerry’s Organic Eggs.
Friday, March 30, 2018 11:01 am
Let's join Duarte in Ladd library as she clears the biggest honors-thesis hurdle: the online submission of her 115-page document.
Wednesday, March 28, 2018 5:25 pm
The summit is a living, breathing encyclopedia of student achievement at Bates.
Professor of German Craig Decker ’78, an ‘irascible and quick-witted’ teacher and scholar with ‘great depth and curiosity,’ dies at age 61
Friday, March 23, 2018 11:29 am
Decker, a member of the Bates faculty for 34 years and a renowned translator who explored German and Austrian social, literary, and cultural history, died on March 17 of cardiac arrest.
Wednesday, March 21, 2018 2:34 pm
Meet Ella Knowles, Class of 1884 — a suffragist, trailblazing lawyer, and career boat-rocker whose life was a succession of singular female accomplishments.
Friday, March 16, 2018 12:40 pm
Clement is the former climate policy chief who says the Trump administration retaliated against him and fellow scientists for climate-change advocacy.