Jay is editor of Bates Magazine, editorial director for select Advancement and President’s Office projects and editor of BatesNews.
Stories by Jay Burns
Friday, June 2, 2017 11:57 am
Clips of Bates Commencement 2017, including grads receiving diplomas, honorary degree presentations, and the Commencement address by Geoffrey Canada.
Friday, June 2, 2017 10:56 am
The Bates Campaign's $50 million gift goes national, glowing reviews for a new Elizabeth Strout '77 novel, and Patrick Dempsey at Commencement.
Thursday, June 1, 2017 10:32 am
We start on Mount David during the waning minutes of Midnight Madness and end with congratulations from family, professors, faculty, and friends.
Friday, May 26, 2017 12:17 pm
This morning, we followed the Facilities Services staff as they headed into the college vault to secure the mace for Commencement on Sunday,
Thursday, May 25, 2017 6:45 pm
Here's our collection "Voices from the Class of 2017," a series of brief video portraits of nine seniors set to graduate on Sunday.
Thursday, May 25, 2017 1:59 pm
Rebecca Fraser-Thill offers advice to grads and students from her expert perspective as director of program design for Purposeful Work at Bates.
Monday, May 22, 2017 5:21 pm
Here’s an interactive look comparing the look of 10 Bates places in the depths of winter and again this week.
Thursday, May 18, 2017 4:42 pm
Here's a look at this week's record-setting launch events at Boston's Museum of Fine Arts and at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum in New York City.
Historic $300 million Bates Campaign has a singular aim: to ‘secure what is best and most distinctive about Bates and to shape new strategies for a new age’
Tuesday, May 16, 2017 7:00 pm
The five-year Bates Campaign seeks to strengthen the college’s endowment by $160 million, more than half of the campaign's $300 million goal.
Tuesday, May 16, 2017 6:00 pm
Supporting the investment in STEM facilities at Bates, the gift underscores the Bonneys' trust in Bates to "adapt, thrive, and continue to prepare our students and graduates."