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Urbino Project 2014 | July 17, 2024

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Urbino Focus

Focus on the stories of the Marche Region of Italy.

Mystery of the Studiolo

August 25, 2014 |

Insider’s View of Lord Montefeltro’s Private Study

“It is the most fascinating and complicated room in the Ducal Palace,” says American tourist Martin.

This tourist is commenting upon the Studiolo —the private study –of Lord Federico III da Montefeltro who, … Read More

Laughing Your Way to Health

June 26, 2014 |

Alessandro Bedini’s Academy of Laughter teaches Marche citizens about the benefits that laughter, good humor, and positivism have for physical and psychic well-being

Even the air of the hotel dining room seemed light and bright. Ropes of multi-colored flags lined … Read More

Italian App Developers Face Career Challenges

June 26, 2014 |

After success with “Holy Sheep” Urbino students graze for new pastures

URBINO, Italy - Five University of Urbino students have taken their computer coding skills out of the classroom and into the world of mobile gaming. The objective of the game, … Read More

The Empty Synagogue

June 26, 2014 |

Urbino’s once vibrant Jewish community is now down to a few residents.

URBINO, Italy – As the doors to the unmarked synagogue in Urbino are unlocked and you enter, curiosity heightens, followed by a wave of emptiness. The light, sneaking … Read More

Something Buried, Something Borrowed, Something Blooming

June 26, 2014 |

Rosetta Borchia’s garden in the hills of Urbino hosts more than 100 types of “ancient roses”

A powerful aroma of sweet perfume fills the air as the sun peaks through the ivory clouds on a warm afternoon in early June. … Read More

Everything Comes Naturally

June 25, 2014 |

The Zazzaroni family celebrates 30 years in natural medicine

What do you notice when you enter your doctor’s office?

Perhaps it is the smell of cleaning supplies and latex. It might be the stacks of month-old health magazines that few … Read More