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
What’s in a Bates Name: Libbey

Friday, November 8, 2019 11:15 am

Dedicated 110 years ago, Libbey Forum was donated to Bates by Lewiston mill owner and entrepreneur W. Scott Libbey.

Video: How to make the yummy Bates Bobcat sandwich

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 4:30 pm

The Bobcat has been a lunchtime mainstay since 2008, when the current Commons opened — with its signature brick oven.

The 1898 Bates-Bowdoin football game that cemented a historic rivalry

Friday, November 1, 2019 11:05 am

The build-up to the 1898 Bates-Bowdoin game had disputes and divided loyalties. In the end, it was “universally admitted to be the greatest contest ever held between Maine colleges."

Then and Now: winter Bates campus then, colorful autumn now

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 11:00 am

One moment, it can feel like winter. Then, shazam!, we're enveloped in a cocoon of color and light.

Katherine Segal Frekko ’95 elected to Bates College Board of Trustees

Wednesday, October 16, 2019 1:29 pm

Frekko is an attorney and Chicago-area civic leader.

11 words: Students describe indigenous archaeology in an Alaskan village

Friday, October 11, 2019 12:25 pm

At the site of an abandoned Alaskan village, an alumnus hears 11 words illuminating experiences of students and their professor conducting indigenous archaeology.

Announcing Bobcat339: a student-invented molecule with pharmaceutical promise

Friday, October 4, 2019 11:33 am

Protected by a provisional patent filing, the molecule Bobcat339 speaks to pharmaceutical promise and how students become cutting-edge science researchers at Bates.

18 items in the library’s Lost & Found on Sept. 25, 2019

Thursday, October 3, 2019 5:32 pm

Busy Bobcats plan their days, store data, stay hydrated, and do course readings...while losing appointment notebooks, thumb drives, water bottles, and textbooks.

Bates College announces record $28.85 million in total gifts for fiscal 2019

Thursday, September 26, 2019 12:01 pm

Gifts to Bates, both great and small, have led to a doubling of yearly giving to the college since 2013.

Slideshow: Osprey vs. goldfish at Lake Andrews

Thursday, September 12, 2019 10:00 am

Watch what happens when an osprey goes for the gold at Lake Andrews.

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