As the editorial director for the Bates Communications Office, Jay guides Bates Magazine and BatesNews.
Stories by Jay Burns
Friday, November 17, 2023 3:28 am
Our latest in an occasional roundup of quotable quotes about the fall theater production, our Veterans Day observance, and the painful aftermath of the Lewiston shootings.
Thursday, November 16, 2023 11:33 am
Dániel Karsai, a Hungarian human rights lawyer, has ALS and wants the right to die with dignity. Vecsey, a Bates faculty member and voice expert, is helping him voice his case before the European Court for Human Rights, Nov. 27–28.
Thursday, November 9, 2023 2:40 pm
As we were setting out items for this edition of Ladd Library Lost & Found, retired math professor Bonnie Shulman stopped by because a venerable Texas Instruments TI-84 Plus calculator caught her eye.
Friday, November 3, 2023 10:37 am
Pain and worry had ruled days and nights since the Lewiston shootings. But now, at twilight on a frosty fall day, there could be, and were, smiles everywhere as children and families flocked from the Lewiston community to the Bates campus.
Wednesday, October 18, 2023 10:55 am
Bates will install a new president for only the eighth time in its 168-year history.
Friday, October 13, 2023 3:20 pm
“Bates is a place I am excited — and proud — to show my parents around,” said a first-year student as he toured his chemistry classroom in Dana Hall.
Friday, October 13, 2023 10:40 am
Here's an interview by Chris Bond '81 with Tom King ’58, who is believed to be the last in a long line of students who lived in Hathorh Hall and rang the Hathorn bell by hand up to 19 times every class day.
Thursday, October 12, 2023 11:29 am
Here are facts, stories, and did-you-knows from all past Bates presidential inaugurations — plus world and Maine events.
Friday, October 6, 2023 12:50 pm
The volleyball team gathered for their team and individual marketing photos, known as “sportraits,” and had some fun along the way.
Friday, October 6, 2023 9:32 am
During Orientation, a group of first-year Bates students paid a visit to…