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
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At Emerge, students learn film business ‘by seeing it in action’

Friday, April 29, 2016 10:48 am

Like much of Bates' engagement with Lewiston-Auburn, the college's sponsorship of this fast-growing festival is a two-way street.

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Bates Magazine: Spring 2016 flip issue

Friday, April 22, 2016 12:45 pm

The spring print issue has been out for a few weeks, but if your dog ate your copy, there's always this online flip version.

Co-captains Naso, Conover, Taylor, and Wettstein join Steenstra for a turn at the shovels.
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Boathouse groundbreaking culminates Bates rowing’s winning day

Thursday, April 21, 2016 6:22 pm

“What a great way to spend a gorgeous Sunday,” said President Clayton Spencer of the events at the Bates rowing facility on the Androscoggin River in Greene.

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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