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, October 12, 2018 10:23 am
“The Traquina name represents incredible dedication by a Bates family to our college and our rowing program,” President Clayton Spencer said.
Friday, October 12, 2018 8:16 am
An update on the veterans' recognition project at Bates and an invitation to share your perspective.
Tuesday, October 2, 2018 3:22 pm
Home to cozy student houses, a hopping social scene, and the campus coffeehouse, Frye Street is named for an illustrious Lewiston family.
Thursday, September 27, 2018 10:00 am
The $28 million total, for the giving year ending June 30, includes $10.87 million in endowment gifts. Giving to Bates has more than doubled since 2013.
$3 million gift endows Bates professorship in STEM equity and inclusion; April Hill named inaugural appointee
Friday, September 21, 2018 9:21 am
Hill is an eminent evolutionary developmental geneticist with a national reputation for dismantling barriers preventing students from thriving in STEM fields.
Thursday, September 13, 2018 10:18 am
As Bates professors lined up for Convocation last week, they shared the courses and topics they're excited to teach.
Friday, September 7, 2018 12:16 pm
President Spencer considers the famous phrase "The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice.” Is it false hope? Or a call to action?
Friday, September 7, 2018 11:31 am
Bates students and a future U.S. president were once part of a national ad campaign to sell consumer textiles made by the Bates Manufacturing Co. of Lewiston.
Friday, August 31, 2018 7:38 am
Here’s your guide to all names Pettengill and Pettingill, a Bates building, street, and park.
Thursday, August 30, 2018 10:09 am
Dropping a child off at college, said a new Bates parent, is a unique feeling: "so happy and so sad at the same time — and so proud."