Jay is editor of Bates Magazine, editorial director for select Advancement and President’s Office projects and editor of BatesNews.
Stories by Jay Burns
Wednesday, April 12, 2017 12:59 pm
Newsmakers talk about rural education (it's not only about white Americans) and the Senate and the filibuster; plus two alumni innovators in the financial world.
Friday, April 7, 2017 10:28 am
The pitch grew from a summer job: helping a Lewiston nonprofit make some money growing and selling products made from medicinal herbs and flowers.
Friday, April 7, 2017 10:06 am
The real-world power of economist Michael Murray’s teaching is on display everywhere his former students go. Here's an example.
Friday, April 7, 2017 8:22 am
Enjoy this look back at the 2017 Mount David Summit, the college's premiere showcase of student research and academic work.
Wednesday, March 22, 2017 3:34 pm
The Bates debate team of Abby Westberry ’19 of Readfield, Maine, and...
Friday, March 17, 2017 12:22 pm
Dennis Joseph Callahan, Class of 1876, was born in Bishopstown, Ireland, on Christmas Day in 1852.
Thursday, March 16, 2017 11:57 am
For Professor of Sociology Emily Kane, the word "agency" frequently describes not a place but a state of being.
Thursday, March 9, 2017 12:51 pm
The media explain why pot is legal in Maine yet illegal at colleges like Bates, and why Bates is a case study of why a biofuel company might expand to Maine.
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 5:43 pm
Here are some scenes and sounds from campus as winter delivered a one-two-three-four-five punch.
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 4:24 pm
Some ideas that work today, like voice recognition, have a long history of not working, says Dumais, a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.