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University of Cambridge to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell

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ADVISORY, Dec. 1, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What: University of Cambridge will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in New York City's Times Square to celebrate their 800th Anniversary Year. In honor of the occasion, William H. Janeway, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Cambridge in America and Founder Member of the Board of Managers of the Cambridge Endowment for Research in Finance (CERF), will preside over the NASDAQ Closing Bell. Mr. Janeway will be joined by "Octo," an 8-foot stylized rendition of the number 800 that Cambridge has been using as a mascot for the events around the world, University of Cambridge alumni, dignitaries and friends. Where: NASDAQ MarketSite - 4 Times Square - 43rd & Broadway - Broadcast Studio When: Wednesday, December 2nd, 2009 at 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET Contacts: Anthony C. Herrling Managing Director Brainerd Communicators, Inc. (212) 986-6667 herrling@braincomm.com NASDAQ MarketSite: Robert Madden (646) 441-5045 Robert.Madden@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 Robert Madden at (646) 441-5045.

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:

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About University of Cambridge:

This year England's University of Cambridge celebrates its 800th anniversary. For eight centuries the students, teachers, and researchers who have studied at Cambridge -- including 85 Nobel Prize winners -- have pioneered new ideas and innovations which have transformed the world and are still springing forth today, transforming tomorrow. Great minds such as Isaac Newton, Charles Darwin, Watson and Crick, and Stephen Hawking ... great ideas such as the circulation of blood, the laws of physics, the computer, splitting the atom, refrigeration, the jet engine, the structure of DNA ... all trace back to Cambridge. Many of these great thinkers and their ideas have spawned new technologies and new businesses. Cambridge is consistently ranked as the top university outside the U.S. -- and not just in science and technology, but also as a transforming source of innovation in music, art, literature, philosophy, and imaginative and critical thought in every field.

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