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
This Summer at Bates

Monday, August 22, 2022 2:55 pm

As seasons go, it was hot and green. We loved it but, true to form, it came and went too quickly.

Slideshow: This Month at Bates

Wednesday, June 22, 2022 2:36 pm

With the arrival of May, and then June, the campus burst into...

Picture story: A graduation celebration for the Bates Class of 2020

Wednesday, June 8, 2022 1:53 pm

After a 812-day wait, the Class of 2020 got its in-person graduation celebration — their moment to cross the Coram Library porch and bask in the college’s full congratulations “in three dimensions,” as President Spencer said in her welcome.

Class of 2022 celebrates Baccalaureate on the Historic Quad with Baccalaureate address delivered by Josh Rubin, Ph.D., visiting assistant professor of Anthropology.Saturday May 28, 202211:00 a.m., The Historic QuadBaccalaureate is a gathering of graduating seniors and their families and friends to celebrate this milestone in their lives and give thanks for the help they received along the way. It is a joyous celebration planned by students that features poetry, story-telling, a cappella, a student band, dance, parent reflections and an address by a faculty or staff person chosen by the graduating class.Baccalaureate is held on the Historic Quad (rain or shine) and seniors process into the service wearing caps and gowns. All friends and family are welcome to attend and seating is first-come, first-served. The procession begins at 10:50, with a musical prelude before.We invite parents and families to contribute to the festivities in two ways:Parents & Families Reflection and Blessing Cards
Picture story: Baccalaureate for the Bates Class of 2022

Friday, June 3, 2022 2:27 pm

Held the day before Commencement, Baccalaureate offers a time to pause and reflect, to remember and rejoice, being fully present to those around us.

Picture story: It was the Friday before Commencement…

Friday, June 3, 2022 2:24 pm

Photographs of honors, inductions, traditions, and bravos on the Friday before Commencement 2022 at Bates College illustrate the sweet intensity of it all.

Meet the Bonney Science Center Places and Faces (No. 7): Four scientists who are opportunistic, chemiluminescent, continuity-minded, and nosey

Monday, May 16, 2022 2:07 pm

Our final installment of a series profiling the folks who work in the college's new Bonney Science Center: Four scientists who are opportunistic, chemiluminescent, continuity-minded, and nosey.

Meet the Bonney Science Center Places and Faces (No. 6)

Monday, May 9, 2022 12:36 pm

Meet three biology and biochemistry professors: one who finds the Lyme bacteria is "pretty amazing"; another whose honors student has ants in her plans; and a third who's delivering a CURE for first-year students.

Slideshow: This Month at Bates

Tuesday, May 3, 2022 4:04 pm

The true joys of spring arrive as April slides into May and...

Assistant In Instruction Alyson FarringtonChemistry and Biochemistry BonneyScence Center laboratory, BSC 360
Meet the Bonney Science Center Places and Faces (No. 5): veteran custodian, neuroscientist giving signals, instructor with good chemistry

Monday, May 2, 2022 2:21 pm

Here’s the fifth installment of our series that profiles, in images and words, each and every resident of Bates’ newest academic building, Bonney Science Center.

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