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Notes From Day 1 Of The NHL Draft

NEW YORK (July 23, 2021) -- Following are notes from the first round of the 2021 NHL Draft, held virtually Friday night. Rounds 2-7 will begin at 11 a.m. ET on Saturday, July 24 (NHL Network, Sportsnet, SN NOW). SABRES SELECT OWEN POWER WITH FIRST OVERALL PICK The Buffalo Sabres selected University of Michigan defenseman Owen Power first overall. The 6-6, 213 lb. Mississauga, Ont., native was the No. 1-ranked North American skater by NHL Central Scouting. Power recorded 3-13—16 in 26 games...
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M Go Big: Led by Power, Michigan Goes 1-2 in NHL Draft

University of Michigan dominates start of NHL draft with defenseman Owen Power and forward Matthew Beniers becoming the first teammates selected first and second overall since 1969.
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Kraken Select Matthew Beniers with the 2nd Overall Pick

With the second selection of the 2021 NHL Draft, the Seattle Kraken have selected Matthew Beniers from the University of Michigan of the NCAA About Beniers The highly coveted center…
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Sabres Select Owen Power with the 1st Overall Pick

With the first pick of the 2021 NHL Draft, the Buffalo Sabres have selected defenseman Owen Power from the University of Michigan of the NCAA About Power From the very…
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Buffalo Sabres select Michigan Wolverines defenseman Owen Power with No. 1 overall pick

The Buffalo Sabres selected University of Michigan defenseman Owen Power with the first pick in the NHL Draft on Friday night.
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Kings have options with No. 8 pick in the NHL draft

The Kings are slated to select in the top 10 for the third straight season as they own the eighth overall pick in Friday’s first round of the NHL draft. Having quickly developed depth and quality at the lower levels of the organization, General Manager Rob Blake could go in a number of different directions Friday. Here are some glimpses at the Kings’ options on draft day. Picking a defenseman While the Kings have unearthed mature prospects that they were able to fast track into serviceable defen...
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Almost half of Americans used the $1,400 stimulus checks to pay off debt

According to survey data from the Surveys of Consumers at the University of Michigan, 45% of respondents mostly used the $1,400 stimulus checks to pay off debt. Stígur Már Karlsson /Heimsmyndir/Getty Images A new paper looks at how Americans used their third stimulus checks. A large share, 45%, of Americans surveyed used the $1,400 to mostly pay off debt. Claudia Sahm said the checks were used to help families financially but also helped "stimulate the economy." See more stories on Insider...
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Draft serves as foundation for Ducks GM Bob Murray’s rebuilding project

Seventeen victories in 56 games was no one’s idea of a good time this past season. Ducks general manager Bob Murray declined to refer to 2020-21 as a lost season, though. Games were played, lessons were learned, evaluations were made and much knowledge was gained. “A lot has been said about this being a lost season and I don’t agree with that, totally,” Murray said in a May interview. After all, some good came of 2020-21. For starters, the Ducks learned defenseman Jamie Drysdale and center Trevo...
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I loved Coursera's free online social work course from the University of Michigan so much that I decided to go to graduate school

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. The University of Michigan's free online social work course (offered through Coursera) encouraged me to apply to grad school in the field. I applied shortly after finishing the class and will attend NYU's Silver School of Social Work in the fall. Emily Hein/Insider The University of Michigan has the top-ranked Master of Social Work program in the US. The school offers a Social Work Coursera Mast...
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Final Draft Ranking By Bob McKenzie

from Bob McKenzie of TSN, The reality was that Owen Power was on course and highly likely to maintain No. 1 prospect status for the 2021 NHL draft, but his performance at the International Ice Hockey Federation Men’s World Championship in May sealed the deal in no uncertain terms. Playing against men – and some of the top professional players in the world – the 18-year-old, 6-foot-6 University of Michigan freshman defenceman from Mississauga, Ont., was a top-pairing force, playing big...
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65 free online courses from the best US colleges, including Harvard, MIT, Princeton, Yale, and more

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Maddie Meyer/Getty Images Coursera, edX, and FutureLearn let you take classes from top colleges for free. Paid options grant access to certificates of completion, feedback, and even final grades. Course topics vary widely, from business and programming to writing and medicine. Every year, US News & Reports releases its ranking of the top universities in the country. The schools included in the ranking...
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U-Michigan Loses Court Decision Over Withholding Pay Details

A judge has ordered the University of Michigan to fill a public records request and release pay information for employees in an office dedicated to diversity and equal opportunity.
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Can We Help Young Brains Fight Off Anxiety?

Anxiety is one of the most common childhood mental disorders. About 7% of children suffer from it at any given time, with nearly 1 in 3 adolescents experiencing it sometime during their teen years.  For an anxious child, seemingly normal activities can be hard. Worried kids have trouble adjusting to school, making friends, and learning. They can feel inhibited, avoiding challenges by running away or retreating into themselves. While parents may feel desperate to help, their approaches can back...
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Financial barriers fell for some cancer survivors after Affordable Care Act

Cancer survivors ages 18 to 64 faced fewer financial barriers to health care after the Affordable Care Act was implemented than they did before the landmark law took effect, University of Michigan researchers found.In fact, they believe the ACA helped the financial burden (problems related to the cost of medical care) for younger cancer survivors fall to its lowest estimated levels in 20 years.
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The trucking industry is doubling down on booting marijuana smokers, and it's getting a little ridiculous

This is marijuana. Hollis Johnson/Business Insider A new federal law is making it impossible for truck drivers to responsibly enjoy marijuana. It's a misguided attempt on the industry's part to promote safety. Promoting better training would be wiser. See more stories on Insider's business page. The trucking industry has been yelling about a driver shortage for decades. Since 2011, executives have listed the supposed shortage of truck drivers as a top 10 concern .When it come...
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Homebuilder rally loses steam amid signs of fading housing boom

By Henry Ren | Bloomberg The outlook for U.S. homebuilder stocks is darkening as investors see slowing home sales and skyrocketing prices as a sign the housing boom may fade. An S&P index of 16 builders had surged nearly 250% between March 2020 and early May as the housing market proved one of the rare bright spots in an economy paralyzed by the pandemic. But the index has slumped about 12% since then, with industry bellwethers DR Horton Inc. and PulteGroup Inc. among the 11 companies that saw d...
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THW 2021 Mock NHL Draft: Kraken Select Owen Power Second Overall

With the second overall pick in The Hockey Writers mock NHL draft, the Seattle Kraken are proud to select from the University of Michigan, defenceman Owen Power. Bulding From the…
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Listening as a way to manage stage fright

It is as important for music teachers to listen to what music students and performers say as to the music they play. The incident I am about to describe further opened my eyes and ears.I always was interested in how to get help for my performance anxiety which, unfortunately, was not available when I was a music student at Juilliard. No one talked about it. It was too shameful to admit you were nervous, and typical advice was to practice more, believe in yourself, and/or don’t worry.I taught pia...
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When a 'Wildly Irrational' Algorithm Makes Crucial Healthcare Decisions

"Thousands of disabled and elderly people in more than a dozen states have had to fight against decisions made by an algorithm to get the support services they need to remain in their homes instead of being institutionalized," reports the U.S. edition of the Guardian: The cuts have hit low-income seniors and people with disabilities in Pennsylvania, Iowa, New York, Maryland, New Jersey, Arkansas and other states, after algorithms became the arbiters of how their home health care was allocated —...
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2U set to acquire non-profit edX for deal north of $600M

2U, a SaaS platform that helps non-profits and colleges run online universities, plans to acquire all the assets of Harvard and MIT-founded edX for a deal north of $600 million, according to multiple sources. 2U did not immediately respond to requests for comment, and its unclear if this is an all-cash deal. The combined forces of edX and 2U could reach over 50 million learners. Update: 2U confirmed the deal, expected to close within 120 days subject to regulatory and governmental approvals, in ...
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Former University of Michigan basketball players accuse late Dr. Robert Anderson of abuse

Former basketball players at the University of Michigan have accused deceased athletics Dr. Robert Anderson of abuse, their lawyer told affiliate WDIV.
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Report: Consumer Sentiment Improved in June

Consumers appear to feel better about the future, with a dip in expectations for inflation seen in the University of Michigan survey.
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Scientists use NASA satellite data to track ocean microplastics from space

Scientists from the University of Michigan have developed an innovative way to use NASA satellite data to track the movement of tiny pieces of plastic in the ocean.
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Nanotech OLED electrode liberates 20% more light, could slash display power consumption

A new electrode that could free up 20% more light from organic light-emitting diodes has been developed at the University of Michigan. It could help extend the battery life of smartphones and laptops, or make next-gen televisions and displays much more energy efficient.
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How the American consumer may be saving the economy by spending less - and keeping inflation at bay

A car shopper looks at a window sticker in a dealership. Tim Boyle/Getty Images Early indicators suggest Americans are cutting spending on certain items, which is keeping inflation at bay. Prices for used cars and homes skyrocketed in the spring, and consumers now seem wary. Since durable goods fueled much of the recent inflation overshoot, lower spending on them could halt a spiral. See more stories on Insider's business page. Inflation is back, maybe you heard. Or is it?One side of t...
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Smaller bodies, longer wings, earlier migrations: Untangling the multiple impacts of climate warming

When a University of Michigan-led research team reported last year that North American migratory birds have been getting smaller over the past four decades and that their wings have gotten a bit longer, the scientists wondered if they were seeing the fingerprint of earlier spring migrations.
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Extra Crunch roundup: influencer marketing 101, spotting future unicorns, Apple AirTags teardown

With the right message, even a small startup can connect with established and emerging stars on TikTok, Instagram and YouTube who will promote your products and services — as long as your marketing team understands the influencer marketplace. Creators have a wide variety of brands and revenue channels to choose from, but marketers who understand how to court these influencers can make inroads no matter the size of their budget. Although brand partnerships are still the top source of revenue for ...
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U-M Extends Free Tuition to Some Students in Flint, Dearborn

The University of Michigan is extending free tuition to certain students at its Flint and Dearborn campuses.
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Hydrosat raises $5M seed round to deliver ground temperature data to customers

A lot of information can be gleaned about a surface area just by taking the ground temperature data. If a crop field is under stress, for example, the ground temperature will be elevated long before there’s any actual indication of the stress on the plant itself, Hydrosat CEO and co-founder Pieter Fossel explained to TechCrunch. Now, with a new $5 million injection in seed funding, he hopes to launch Hydrosat’s first surface temperature analytics product for customers. The seed round was led by ...
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One year or 5? Doctors and drug companies increasingly disagree about when we'll need COVID-19 booster shots

Marianne Ayala/Insider Booster shots may not be medically necessary for another one to five years, disease experts wager. But pharmaceutical companies are prepping to distribute boosters to the US before the end of 2021. In either case, boosters probably won't require the same urgency as initial vaccines do. See more stories on Insider's business page. The next vaccine race is underway - this time for booster shots.Leading vaccine developers, including Pfizer, Moderna, and Novavax...
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