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 Month at Bates

Thursday, November 2, 2023 11:44 am

What began with warmth and optimism in early October ended with a tragedy in our home city of Lewiston. Bates and Lewiston have responded with strength and hope, realizing there’s a long road ahead.

Slideshow: This Month at Bates

Tuesday, October 3, 2023 3:07 pm

Starting with summer, and ending with fall (but it still feels like…

Slideshow: This Month at Bates

Wednesday, June 28, 2023 12:25 pm

June was full of rekindling: alumni pouring onto campus for Reunion, Bates' Employee Enrichment Week, and a new outdoor gear-lending library co-founded by Hallie Herz '11 — all in This Month at Bates.

The Bates Bobcat (played by BCO writer Freddie Wright) tours Lake Andrews and the historic Quad with BCO designer Kirsten Burns. On left, in brown shirt, William Spencer Orto Symmans ’23, whose neuroscience thesis is titled “ A Data-Drive Taxonomy of Olfactory System Principal Neurons.” On right, in striped shirt, Evan Koch ’23, whose neuroscience thesis (adviser: Jason Castro) is titled “A Comparative Analysis of Gene Expression in the Dorsolateral Prefrontal Cortex of Autistic Individuals Across Age and Sex.”
Slideshow: This Month at Bates

Monday, June 5, 2023 4:02 pm

As we slide into summer, we pause to share various moments from the month of May.

Picture Story: Bates Baccalaureate 2023

Friday, June 2, 2023 1:20 pm

An immersive Picture Story shares images of Bates seniors pausing at Baccalaureate to remember, rejoice, and give thanks.

Picture Story: A sweet Bates ritual that binds the Class of 2023

Friday, May 19, 2023 2:34 pm

Senior savor a rite of passage. It’s a college ritual like none other. (Trust us: We've checked.)

Slideshow: This Month at Bates

Thursday, April 13, 2023 11:47 am

Spring is a time of rebirth. With that in mind, we've included a newborn in this latest edition of This Month at Bates, a collection of images filled with signs of resilience, community, creativity, and spirit. We hope that there's something for everyone on our latest visual menu.

Picture Story: ‘Sometimes…dreams come true’

Friday, March 10, 2023 11:34 am

Follow along as President-elect Garry W. Jenkins and his husband, Jon J. Lee, get to know Bates folks and the Bates campus during their first official visit, March 6–7, culminating in Jenkins' first remarks to his new community.

Slideshow: This Month at Bates

Thursday, March 9, 2023 4:14 pm

Snapshots from February: snow (and so much of it!), sports, and stages big and small, presenting everything from plays to a president-elect.

Picture Story: ‘Share our love for our sport’ 

Friday, March 3, 2023 12:10 pm

Enjoy this immersive look at the Bates women’s varsity teams mentoring the next generation as they host area children on National Girls and Women in Sports Day.

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