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
Nordic coach Becky Flynn Woods ’89 interviewed on Fasterskier by Fiddler ’78

Thursday, June 27, 2013 10:49 am

Woods tells Fiddler that a big part of her job is to help her skiers meet the rigorous dual challenge of Bates-caliber academics and Division I-caliber skiing competition.

Researcher Allison Mann ’08 keeps ‘Mad Men’ real

Thursday, June 27, 2013 10:48 am

Mann upholds the show's "well-earned reputation for authenticity and for mining the tumultuous history of the 1960s."

‘Opportunity not importunity’: a story of who really founded the Bates Fund

Tuesday, June 25, 2013 5:00 pm

While acts of philanthropy got most private colleges going, the tradition of the alumni fund is a relative newcomer.

Hathorn Hall’s columns get stripped down and freshened up

Friday, June 21, 2013 10:26 am

Before being painted, Hathorn Hall's columns get the bare naked treatment.

Revealed: Who coined the distinctive Bates cheer ‘Great day to be a Bobcat’?

Tuesday, June 11, 2013 6:39 pm

Reunion Weekend was an opportune time to discover who coined the cheer "Great day to be a Bobcat."

Sun Journal offers Q-and-A with Harward Center’s Darby Ray

Thursday, May 23, 2013 9:48 am

Ray is asked, "If you were a student, what project through the Harward Center makes you think, 'I'd be all over that'"?

Scientific American quotes Adler ’00 research on negative emotions and well-being

Wednesday, May 22, 2013 3:32 pm

Under the headline “Negative Emotions are Key to Well-Being,” Scientific American writer...

“MOOC” master discusses new teaching approach with Bates faculty

Monday, May 20, 2013 9:40 pm

Professor Al Filreis of the University of Pennsylvania spoke about his belief that massively open online courses (MOOCs) can bring the humanities to the masses — and his belief that the kinds of courses Bates offers cannot and should not be replaced.

Trustee Chair Emeritus E. Robert Kinney ’39, corporate and civic leader with ‘good, gutsy Maine business sense,’ dies at 96

Thursday, May 9, 2013 6:00 pm

Kinney was a model corporate leader, a former CEO of General Mills who "always ready with a helping hand."

ESPN Boston profiles new Brooks School football coach Pat Foley ’04

Tuesday, April 9, 2013 3:23 pm

Reporter Brandon Hall of ESPN Boston offers a brief Q-and-A with Pat...

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