ADVISORY, Dec. 17, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
What: Duke University will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in New York City's Times Square. In honor of the occasion, Richard H. Brodhead, President of Duke University, will preside over the NASDAQ Closing Bell. Joining him will be Duke students, recent graduates and alumni. Where: NASDAQ MarketSite - 4 Times Square - 43rd & Broadway - Broadcast Studio When: Friday, December 18th, 2009 at 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET Contacts: Michael Schoenfeld (919) 451-1238 michael.schoenfeld@Duke.edu NASDAQ MarketSite: Robert Madden (646) 441-5045 Robert.Madden@NASDAQOMX.com
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 Robert Madden at (646) 441-5045.
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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About Duke University:
Younger than most other prestigious U.S. research universities, Duke University consistently ranks among the very best. Its graduate and professional schools -- in business, divinity, engineering, the environment, law, medicine, nursing and public policy -- are among the leaders in their fields.
Duke enrolls more than 13,000 students in its undergraduate, graduate and professional programs, and its world-class faculty is helping to expand the frontiers of knowledge. The university has a strong commitment to applying knowledge in service to society, both near its North Carolina campus and around the world.
Situated on nearly 9,000 acres in Durham, North Carolina, Duke is one of the very few schools in the country, or the world, that combines academic and athletic accomplishment at the highest levels.
For more information, visit www.duke.edu.
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