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Urbino Project 2015 | July 17, 2024

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AboutRachel Mendelson, Author at Urbino Project 2015

Rachel Mendelson

Rachel Mendelson

My four weeks in Urbino have been full of memories that I'll never forget. I've grown as a journalist and photographer while working with experienced, dedicated mentors. I got to experience a culture that is beautifully different from the one I am used to and I learned to appreciate that. Working with the interpreters taught me a valuable skill and also made the language barrier a little less scary. During the Urbino program I've made bonds and memories with friends who I already miss and can't wait to see again. Urbino treated us well and the month went by way too fast.

Stories By Rachel Mendelson

Carved in Stone

June 23, 2015 |

The last sandstone sculptor in Sant’Ippolito keeps her city’s ancient traditions alive

Natalia Gasparucci is strolling the quiet streets of Sant’Ippolito, leading an informal tour of the stonework that decorates the city’s houses and ancient walls. She points to a … Read More