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University of Notre Dame to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell




University of Notre Dame will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in New York City's Times Square on the eve of the first Notre Dame versus Army football game at Yankee Stadium in New York.

The Mendoza College of Business at the University of Notre Dame is a partner of the NASDAQ OMX Educational Foundation, which supports the Notre Dame Business Plan Competitions.

In honor of the occasion, representatives from the University of Notre Dame community will ring the NASDAQ Closing Bell.


  • Dr. Robert Bernhard, Vice President for Research
  • Weekend Student Adventures, winners of the McCloskey Business Plan Competition
  • Morph and Thro, winners of the Social Venture Competition
  • Cheer Team members and Fighting Irish Leprechaun mascot
  • Representatives of the Mendoza College of Business
  • Members of the University of Notre Dame Club of New York City, Long Island, Northern New Jersey, Central New Jersey, Fairfield County and other distinguished alumni


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


Friday, November 19th, 2010 at 3:50 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. ET         


Carol Elliott

(574) 631-2627 (office)

(574) 360-1942 (mobile)

NASDAQ MarketSite:

Robert Madden

(646) 441-5045

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 (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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About the NASDAQ OMX Educational Foundation:

The mission of The NASDAQ OMX Educational Foundation is to promote learning about capital formation, financial markets and entrepreneurship through innovative educational programs. It was established in New York City in 1994 and is supported entirely by contributions from The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.

About The Gigot Center for Entrepreneurial Studies at the Mendoza College of Business:

The Gigot Center for Entrepreneurial Studies at the Mendoza College of Business emphasizes excellence in the teaching of entrepreneurship, vision and strategic thinking. Intuition is encouraged and students are challenged to "think like entrepreneurs" so they will be able to recognize opportunities and face challenges head-on. In partnering with local companies and alumni from around the globe, entrepreneurial-minded Notre Dame students gain vital experience and are challenged to use their passions, skills and intellect to make a difference in the world.


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 approximately 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 *Please follow NASDAQ OMX on Facebook ( and Twitter (



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