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One Medical to Acquire Iora Health

One Medical, a concierge primary care startup building sleek clinics targeted at millennials, will acquire Medicare-focused provider Iora Health for $2.1 billion in stock. Iora, which was co-founded by Dr. Rushika Fernandopulle '85 in 2010, has grown to serve 38,000 members across 10 markets and estimates revenue to reach $299 million for 2021. Rushika will become chief innovation officer of the combined company. Read the full story here.

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Soong Wins Fulbright Scholarship to Teach Abroad

Alex Soong '17 has been awarded a grant to teach English in Taiwan through the Fulbright Scholarship program. Sponsored by the U.S. government, the Fulbright Program is designed to increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other nations through international educational exchanges in more than 155 countries. A 2021 graduate of Dartmouth College, where he majored in Italian studies and studied abroad in Rome, Alex aspires to a career in education leadership. Read the full story here.

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Thompson Named First Team All-Patriot League in Tennis

Derek Thompson '18, a junior tennis player at Navy, has been named to the All-Patriot League First Team. Derek won all nine of his singles matches this season, seven of which were played against league foes, and posted an 8-1 record at No. 2 doubles. Navy advanced to the NCAA Tournament for the 10th time since 1999, but lost to Oklahoma State in the first round. In the loss, Derek became only the third Midshipmen tennis player to win a singles set in the NCAA Tournament. Read more here.

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Greyhound-Hoya Connection

Former Greyhound lacrosse stars Will Godine '19Wallace Halpert '20, and Noah Klein '19 have teamed up once again on the Georgetown Men's Lacrosse team. The Hoyas, who posted a 12-2 overall record and 9-1 conference record, earned their third-straight Big East Championship with a 10-9 win over Denver. Georgetown will face Syracuse in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. Will finished the regular season with two assists and 19 groundballs. Wallace tallied one goal, one assist, and 25 groundballs. And, Noah notched a .500 save percentage in six games. Read more here.

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