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2007 Scholarship Recipient David Poritz Earns Rhodes Scholarship

David Poritz, a resident of Amherst and recipient of the 2007 Sojourner Truth Memorial Scholarship, has earned one of 32 Rhodes Scholarships. He will spend a year earning a Masters degree in global governance and diplomacy at Oxford University. Read more about David and this prestigious honor at

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Mars Rover Named for Sojourner Truth

NASA has named its Mars Pathfinder rover after Sojourner Truth. The 25-pound, six-wheeled rover will be the first to explore Mars. According to NASA: The name Sojourner was chosen for the Mars Pathfinder rover after a year-long, worldwide competition in which students up to 18 years old were invited to select a heroine and submit an essay about her historical …

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