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
Recalling Bates’ post-war Sampsonville and its community of married students

Friday, August 10, 2018 12:20 pm

Seventy-two years ago, Bates debuted a post-World War II housing option that, to this day, remains unique.

Bates announces eight faculty promotions, including tenure, for 2018–19

Friday, August 10, 2018 8:00 am

The faculty promotions offer "outstanding examples of the consequential scholarship and creative work going on at Bates," says Dean of the Faculty Malcolm Hill.

Welcome (and welcome back) to BatesNews for 2018–19

Friday, August 3, 2018 1:06 pm

Welcome back to BatesNews, and a special welcome to parents and students of the incoming Class of 2022.

Recalling the 1998 restoration of Lake Andrews

Thursday, July 19, 2018 12:37 pm

Twenty years ago this summer, Bates began a major restoration of the Lake Andrews area. Learn what they found in the pond, and learn who got stuck in the muck.

To the victors: How NHL champion Tim Ohashi ’11 spent his day with the Stanley Cup

Thursday, July 5, 2018 3:40 pm

“It makes people smile,” says Ohashi, a member of the champion Washington Capitals coaching staff, summing up the swell day spent with the famed Stanley Cup.

Bates wins $1 million grant for equity-driven STEM innovations

Thursday, July 5, 2018 9:23 am

The grant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute will fund the transformation of STEM culture at Bates to fully support all students in the sciences.

Bates alumna Amelia Wilhelm wins nomination for NCAA Woman of the Year

Thursday, June 28, 2018 3:03 pm

A Bates rower, Wilhelm is praised as thoughtful, positive, and exceptionally gifted as a chemistry honors major who conducted Lyme disease research.

What’s in a Name: Tree Streets

Thursday, June 28, 2018 2:36 pm

The downtown Lewiston neighborhood where streets have names like Oak and Maple is dubbed “the tree streets.”

Web Harrison ’63, longtime coach who inspired students with a fusion of Bates ideals and practical Marine Corps values, dies at age 78

Wednesday, June 20, 2018 11:33 am

A revered football and lacrosse coach from the 1970s into the 1990s, Harrison gave his players a way to live life with integrity and purpose.

College search advice, practical and heartening, from Bates admission experts

Friday, June 15, 2018 10:43 am

From big-picture goal setting to the do's and don'ts of the college essay, three Bates experts offer advice for the college search.

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