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
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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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Video: Matt Baker ’17 has learned to trust his voice

Wednesday, February 8, 2017 9:15 am

Rhetoric major Matt Baker of Clinton, Md., begins our series of portraits of members of the Class of 2017.

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Object Lesson: A framed copy of a poem

Friday, February 3, 2017 1:29 pm

Assistant Professor of Geman Raluca Cernahoschi explains why a handwritten framed poem hangs in her office.

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Object Lesson: Death Mask of Agamemnon

Wednesday, January 25, 2017 1:07 pm

Associate Professor of Classical and Medieval Studies Lisa Maurizio explains why the Death Mask of Agamemnon hangs on her office wall.

A light snowfall on almost-frozen Lake Andrews looks like a game of Twister. Or Swiss cheese. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Slideshow: This Month at Bates

Friday, December 9, 2016 12:14 pm

Louis L'Amour wrote, "There will come a time when you believe everything is finished. That will be the beginning." Was he talking about the end of a Bates semester?

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