Jay is editor of Bates Magazine, editorial director for select Advancement and President’s Office projects and editor of BatesNews.
Stories by Jay Burns
Thursday, September 10, 2020 5:15 pm
With outdoors being the place to be during a beautiful time of year, Bates has busted out the outdoor furniture in a big way. And students love it.
Thursday, September 10, 2020 12:32 pm
Wired and The Guardian turn to Bates people for insights into troubling issues, plus Jason Castro explains how a mouse can smell without using its nose.
Thursday, September 3, 2020 12:13 pm
With a Purposeful Work internship available to graduating seniors this year, Abonizio worked with high-end multimedia gear to create VR tours of two major exhibitions, one on the history of child labor in Maine, the other about the Androscoggin River.
Monday, August 24, 2020 10:57 am
Bates' effort to bring the campus back to life hits a milestone on Aug. 25, the first of three move-in days for all students, including the Class of 2024.
Thursday, August 20, 2020 5:04 pm
You take a driving test to drive legally. You take the bar exam to be a lawyer. But why, exactly, will Bates test 1,700 students twice weekly for COVID-19 this fall?
Friday, August 14, 2020 10:47 am
Welcome to the first edition of BatesNews for 2020–21, and a special...
Thursday, August 13, 2020 4:36 pm
A new addition to BatesNews, "Say What?" is an occasional roundup of what Bates folks are saying about this and that.
Wednesday, August 5, 2020 10:48 am
As the college's longtime financial aid director, Campbell "showed students the path forward when they felt stuck, and instilled hope and confidence when there was fear and uncertainty.”
Donald Lent, artist, teacher, and mentor who built the visual arts program at Bates College, dies at age 86
Thursday, July 9, 2020 11:13 am
The architect of the college's studio art program, Lent mentored and instilled "a sense of possibilities" in generations of Bates art students.
‘We got you. We got each other:’ Words of encouragement to the Class of 2020, from a millennial professor
Thursday, July 2, 2020 10:01 am
Take it from millennials and a multitude of Black authors, writes English professor Therí A. Pickens: Class of 2020, you are not alone.