Representative From University of the People to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell
Globe Newswire

ADVISORY, Aug. 17, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

Shai Reshef, Founder & President of University of the People (UoPeople; www.UoPeople.org), the world's first non-profit, tuition-free online university,will visit NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square and preside over the closing bell.

Where:

NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio

When:

Tuesday, August 17, 2010 at 3:50 p.m.- 4:00 p.m. ET    

Contact:

NASDAQ MarketSite:
Jolene Libretto
(646) 441-5220
Jolene.Libretto@NASDAQOMX.com

Feed Information:

The Closing Bell is available from 3:50 p.m. to 4:05 p.m. on AMC-3/C-3 (ul 5985V; dl 3760H). The feed can also be found on Ascent fiber 1623. If you have any questions, please contact Jolene Libretto (646) 441-5220.

Radio Feed:

An audio transmission of the Closing Bell is also available from 3:50 p.m. to 4:05 p.m. on uplink IA6 C band / transponder 24, downlink frequency 4180 horizontal. The feed can be found on Ascent fiber 1623 as well.

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Webcast:

A live webcast of the NASDAQ Closing Bell will be available at:
http://www.nasdaq.com/about/marketsitetowervideo.asx

Photos:

To obtain a hi-resolution photograph of the Market Close, please go to http://www.nasdaq.com/reference/marketsite_events.stm and click on the market close of your choice.                            

About University of the People:

Founded by educational entrepreneur Shai Reshef in January 2009, University of the People (UoPeople; www.UoPeople.org) is the world's first non-profit tuition-free, online academic institution. Dedicated to the global advancement and democratization of higher education, UoPeople is grounded in the belief that education is a key ingredient in the promotion of world peace. 

Based on the principles of e-learning and peer-to-peer learning, coupled with open-source technology and courseware, UoPeople is designed to provide universal access to college studies, despite geographic and economic constraints. Now in its second year of operation, the University has enrolled students from over 100 countries, representing a new wave in global education. The scholastic leadership is comprised of academics from top universities including Harvard, Columbia, Yale and New York University, as well as support from the Yale Law School Information Society Project (ISP) and United Nations Global Alliance for ICT and Development (GAID).

About NASDAQ OMX:

The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. is the world's largest exchange company. It delivers trading, exchange technology and public company services across six continents, with more than 3,600 listed companies. NASDAQ OMX offers multiple capital raising solutions to companies around the globe, including its U.S. listings market, NASDAQ OMX Nordic, NASDAQ OMX Baltic, NASDAQ OMX First North, and the U.S. 144A sector. The company offers trading across multiple asset classes including equities, derivatives, debt, commodities, structured products and exchange-traded funds. NASDAQ OMX technology supports the operations of over 70 exchanges, clearing organizations and central securities depositories in more than 50 countries. NASDAQ OMX Nordic and NASDAQ OMX Baltic are not legal entities but describe the common offering from NASDAQ OMX exchanges in Helsinki, Copenhagen, Stockholm, Iceland, Tallinn, Riga, and Vilnius. For more information about NASDAQ OMX, visit http://www.nasdaqomx.com. *Please follow NASDAQ OMX on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/pages/NASDAQ-OMX/108167527653) and Twitter (http://www.twitter.com/nasdaqomx).

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