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Posts by Jay Burns


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Thursday

June 27, 2013
10:49 am

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

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.

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

Thursday

June 27, 2013
10:48 am

Researcher Allison Mann ’08 keeps ‘Mad Men’ real

Mann upholds the show’s “well-earned reputation for authenticity and for mining the tumultuous history of the 1960s.”

Researcher Allison Mann ’08 keeps ‘Mad Men’ real

Tuesday

June 25, 2013
5:00 pm

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

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

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

Tuesday

June 11, 2013
6:39 pm

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

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

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

Thursday

May 23, 2013
9:48 am

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

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

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

Wednesday

May 22, 2013
3:32 pm

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

Under the headline “Negative Emotions are Key to Well-Being,” Scientific American writer Tori Rodriguez cites research by Jonathan Adler ’00…

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

Thursday

May 9, 2013
6:00 pm

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

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

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

Tuesday

April 9, 2013
3:23 pm

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

Reporter Brandon Hall of ESPN Boston offers a brief Q-and-A with Pat Foley ’04, former All-NESCAC linebacker who is the…

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

Tuesday

April 2, 2013
11:00 am

Audio: Seniors read creative writing — a bizarre bus ride, bomb-littered Hawaiian island and beloved poet

At Mount David Summit, six Bates seniors read poems and poetry from their senior theses in creative writing.

Audio: Seniors read creative writing — a bizarre bus ride, bomb-littered Hawaiian island and beloved poet

Wednesday

February 27, 2013
2:00 pm

Smith ’13 and Djang ’13 join the ‘elite of elite’ world debaters

“Breaking” at the world debate tournament is more impressive the more you learn about it.

Smith ’13 and Djang ’13 join the ‘elite of elite’ world debaters