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
See what’s in the Ladd Library lost and found today

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 2:53 pm

The Bates library is where students study, hang out, and spend lots of time. And lose stuff.

Then and Now: The Bates ginkgo tree sheds its leaves

Thursday, November 16, 2017 11:50 am

As ginkgo trees do, the one outside Carnegie Science Hall, across from Chase Hall, shed all its leaves within a few hours on Nov. 9.

Muskie’s threatened Clean Water Act delivers ‘billions of dollars in economic benefits’ annually

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 5:24 pm

Ensuring clean water, says economics professor Lynne Lewis, boosts jobs, tourism, recreation, and property values — benefits that far outweigh the costs.

Video: “Make your move!” — What Bobcat runners think about cheers they hear

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 4:56 pm

Members of the Bates women's cross country team opine about all the advice they hear from supporters during races.

Then and Now: Garcelon Field in the 1930s and right now

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 12:00 pm

What's different and what's the name about these two photographs of Garcelon Field taken about 80 years apart?

The Bates boilers just fired up — but with much less fossil fuel

Friday, October 27, 2017 10:07 am

Made by vaporizing materials like sawdust, RFO has helped Bates slash its carbon emissions

Bates in the News: Oct. 27, 2017

Thursday, October 26, 2017 2:19 pm

Ibram Kendi explains the fundamentals of antiracism, Katie Burke '03

Picture Story: Back to Bates 2017

Friday, September 29, 2017 1:14 pm

There’s no mistaking the colors, light, and feel of early autumn at Bates. Add more than a thousand alumni and family members, and voila: It's Back to Bates!

Honors to Nathaniel Boone ’52, pioneering U.S. Marine, highlight Back-to-Bates awards

Friday, September 29, 2017 12:08 pm

Nathaniel Boone '52, who "persevered in the face of prejudice" to become a U.S. Marine, received the Alumni Community Service Award at Back to Bates.

Parents: Here’s your customized Back to Bates weather forecast

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 4:40 pm

Here's what Friday's and Saturday's temperatures in Lewiston will feel like for our Bates families.

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