Raffie Winners

Each year, faculty acknowledge the best work in the Urbino Project with Raffie Awards. Named in honor of Urbino’s most famous former citizen (Raffaello Sanzio da Urbino or simply Raphael), the Raffies recognize the best student work across several categories. Students are recognized during an awards ceremony at the end of the program. The 2013 Raffie winners and nominees are:

Nominees for best written story

Living a Peachy Life, by Autumn Morowitz
Olive Oil Engineer, by Gregory Zwiers
Not a Statistic: Urbino Faces the Economic Crisis, by Bethany Blakeman
Risky Business, by Kirsten Fenn
Cracking da Vinci’s Code, by Giovanna Rajao
Hunting for Weeds in the Land of Truffles, by Kathleen Riley
Raffie Winner: [tie] Risky Business, by Kirsten Fenn AND Living a Peachy Life, by Autumn Morowitz

Nominees for best photography

Cultivating Hope, by Jessica Christian
The Art of Evolving, by Funda Tekin
Not a Statistic: Urbino Faces the Economic Crisis, by Bethany Blakeman
Living a Peachy Life, by Autumn Morowitz
The Art of Benelli, by Will Price
Raffie Winner: Cultivating Hope, by Jessica Christian

Nominees for best video

Cracking da Vinci’s Code, by Giovanna Rajao
Of Cheese and Culture, by Stephanie Gross
Palio dei Trampoli, by Steven Schmucker
Soundscape Ecologist, by Kelly Sebetka
Raffie Winner: [tie] Of Cheese and Culture, by Stephanie Gross AND Palio dei Trampoli, by Steven Schmucker

Nominees for best interactive

Opera, Deconstructed (in the story The Universal Language), by Connor Drew
Decoding a Painting (in the story Decoding La Flagellazione), by Tory Hallenburg
Raffie Winner: [tie] Opera, Deconstructed, by Connor Drew AND Decoding a Painting, by Tory Hallenburg

Nominees for best package

Cracking da Vinci’s Code, by Giovanna Rajao
Living a Peachy Life, by Autumn Morowitz
Not a Statistic: Urbino Faces the Economic Crisis, by Bethany Blakeman
The Universal Language, by Connor Drew
Raffie Winner: [Tie] Cracking da Vinci’s Code, by Giovanna Rajao AND Not a Statistic: Urbino Faces the Economic Crisis, by Bethany Blakeman

Nominees for best video magazine episode

Agriturismo, produced by Kaitlin Birkbeck and Rachel Green
Truffles, produced by Nikki Beck, Rachel Green, and Haley Johnston
Raffie Winner: Truffles, produced by Nikki Beck, Rachel Green, and Haley Johnston

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