Jay is editor of Bates Magazine, editorial director for select Advancement and President’s Office projects and editor of BatesNews.
Stories by Jay Burns
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.
Wednesday, July 1, 2020 4:51 pm
Reflecting a momentous and historic Bates year, here are the 15 most-viewed Bates News stories of the 2019–20 academic year.
Friday, June 26, 2020 12:20 pm
Produced in-house at Bates, the award-winning video series sheds light on the college search, application, and financial aid process with wit, warmth, and candor.
Friday, June 19, 2020 11:51 am
Check out this aerial photo of Bates–Morse Mountain Conservation Area and fun facts from Bates geologists Bev Johnson and Dyk Eusden '80.
Thursday, June 18, 2020 3:19 pm
Collaborating on the mass mailing of diplomas, a staff team helped write the final chapter of Bates' most unusual Commencement.
Wednesday, June 10, 2020 1:52 pm
Historical items from the Muskie Archives and Special Collection Library and elsewhere.
Friday, May 29, 2020 12:48 pm
"I want our class to be remembered as the Class of 2020, not as the COVID class," says Hazel Simpson '20, who designed the Hathorn-focused ivy stone.
Tuesday, May 26, 2020 12:17 pm
During their sports photo session, these Bobcats let it all hang out — "the more absurd the better" — celebrating both self and team, creating a spectacle of sports portraiture.
Friday, May 15, 2020 11:51 am
Here’s a flip version of the spring 2020 issue of Bates Magazine,...