Phyllis Graber Jensen

Phyllis produces photography and video for college news and major marketing pieces, including web-based multimedia. She has strategic oversight of story-telling video projects.

Stories by Phyllis Graber Jensen
Professor of Geology Mike Retelle found the walrus skull while doing research in the Canadian High Arctic in 1993. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Look What We Found: Mike Retelle’s walrus skull

Friday, March 31, 2017 8:00 am

“The walrus is a really strange story,” Retelle says.

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Look What We Found: Lee Abrahamsen’s tiara-wearing stuffed pig

Thursday, March 23, 2017 1:15 pm

“I like her smile,” says Lee Abrahamsen, the taxidermy pig's caretaker. “I’ve always liked her smile. And her snout.”

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Look What We Found: Christine McDowell’s disco shoes

Wednesday, March 15, 2017 6:08 pm

Associate Professor of Theater B Christine McDowell's iconic disco shoes provide a walk through the evolution of design.

As head coach Jon Martin watches, Miles Michaud '20 delivers a pitch during baseball practice on Garcelon Field, the team’s home away from home until Leahey Field is ready. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Slideshow: This Month at Bates

Thursday, March 9, 2017 8:03 am

As February becomes March, it seems like anything is possible at Bates.

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Object Lesson: Velvet Elvis painting in a chemist’s lab

Tuesday, March 7, 2017 1:02 pm

It's about creating a feeling of home, says Paula Schlax, explaining the kitschy velvet Elvis painting in her Dana Chemistry Hall lab.

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Object Lesson: A photograph of a Russian protester raising her voice

Thursday, March 2, 2017 11:18 am

Jane Costlow explains the significance of the photo in her office showing a St. Petersburg woman holding a protest sign in one hand and her snacking child in the other.

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Picture story: Arts Crawl 2017

Friday, February 17, 2017 12:03 pm

View photography of the 2017 Arts Crawl, an annual event celebrating the spontaneous spirit that makes Bates arts shine.

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Object Lesson: A historian’s life-sized cutout of Frederick Douglass

Tuesday, February 14, 2017 3:07 pm

Lecturer in History Patrick Otim's life-sized cutout of Frederick Douglass takes him back to Uganda. "Some of the memories are good, some bad."

Students navigate a sea of snow on Feb. 14. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Slideshow: This Month at Bates

Friday, February 10, 2017 11:00 am

It's February, and while we embrace the outdoors, we're just as prepared to move indoors for the fullness of Bates campus life.

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Object Lesson: dolls on an anthropologist’s shelf

Thursday, February 9, 2017 12:00 pm

Why are dolls in black abayas and head scarfs displayed with blonde Barbie dolls on Loring Danforth’s office shelf?

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