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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Video: Bates professors say what they’re excited to teach (2015)

Friday, September 18, 2015 9:42 am

As they gather for the academic procession for Convocation, Bates professors say what they're excited to teach.

Major players in the international realm of online business, JP Maheu of Twitter (left) and George Gallate of RKG share advice during their Purposeful Work Unplugged appearance. Above all, they agree, be your authentic self in the search for purposeful work. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
A dozen tips about work, jobs, and careers from the Purposeful Work Unplugged speaker series

Thursday, September 17, 2015 11:50 am

A dozen pearls of job and career wisdom from the 2014-15 Purposeful Work Unplugged speaker series.

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Slideshow: 26 student moments from Orientation and AESOP to Convocation, classes, and sports

Friday, September 11, 2015 12:00 pm

Here's what the Class of 2019 has experienced from the first day of Orientation to the first day of classes.

Jason DeFelice '17 of Salem, N.H., an intern with with Outright L/A, poses at the Lewiston Public Library prior to leading a Q-and-A with LGBT youth. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Summer Student Work: LGBTQ nonprofit intern Jason DeFelice ’17

Friday, September 11, 2015 9:46 am

A neuroscience major, DeFelice say his internship in Lewiston reaffirmed his goal to become a psychiatrist and work with transgender youth.

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Slideshow: Beach morning, marsh afternoon, and starry night for these geology students

Friday, August 28, 2015 12:00 pm

From beach to marsh, geology students did faculty-guided thesis fieldwork in and around the Bates–Morse Mountain Conservation Area, with time for play, too.

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Bed, Bates, and beyond as mattresses head to Aroostook County to help others

Friday, August 21, 2015 9:09 am

Bates swapped out hundreds of student mattresses over the summer. That means some Maine families might soon be sleeping better.

Purposeful Work intern Joaquin Espinosa ’16 of Quito, Ecuador, checks in with other interns at 1776, a global incubator and seed fund. Based in Washington, D.C., the firm helps startups in education, energy/sustainability, health, and transportation and smart cities. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Summer Student Work: Joaquin Espinosa ’16 helps startups help the world

Monday, August 17, 2015 10:00 am

Espinosa had a Bates-funded Purposeful Work internship at 1776, a global incubator and seed fund founded in 2013 and based in Washington, D.C.

Kate McNally '17 bands lobsters on a lobster boat off Grand Manan Island.
Summer Student Work: Kate McNally ’17 was ‘everybody’s student’ on Grand Manan Island

Monday, July 20, 2015 1:54 pm

McNally spent the summer on a Bates-funded Otis Fellowship to record oral histories of the fishing community on Grand Manan Island.

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Multimedia: President Spencer’s event in New York City with Bryant Gumbel ’70 and Michael Chu ’80

Tuesday, June 23, 2015 12:00 pm

Text, photo, and video coverage of an evening that featured compelling Bates people, a great venue at the Whitney Museum, and spirited conversation about Bates in an age of disruption.

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Video: High-speed campus tour discovers 2015 Reunion ivy stones

Friday, June 19, 2015 10:38 am

A zippy tour of the Bates College campus to locate the 15 ivy stones for the Reunion 2015 classes

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