New York Hall of Science to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Opening Bell

ADVISORY, Aug. 14, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

New York Hall of Science (NYSCI), a national leader in science education, serving a half million students, teachers and families each year, will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square to ring the Opening Bell. August 17 marks the release of NYSCI’s Noticing Tools™, a groundbreaking suite of iPad apps that will aid parents and educators in teaching children math and science concepts.

In honor of the occasion, Margaret Honey, President and Chief Executive Officer, will ring the Opening Bell.

Where:

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

When:

Monday, August 17, 2015 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET

New York Hall of Science Media Contact:

Mary Record
(718) 595-9123
mrecord@nysci.org

Nasdaq MarketSite:

Angela Tu
(646) 225-0316
Angela.Tu@nasdaq.com

Feed Information:

Fiber Line (Encompass Waterfront): 4463

Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West
18 mhz Lower
DL 3811 Vertical
FEC 3/4
SR 13.235
DR 18.295411
MOD 4:2:0
DVBS QPSK

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Webcast:

A webcast of the Nasdaq Opening Bell will be available at: https://new.livestream.com/nasdaq/live or http://www.nasdaq.com/about/marketsitetowervideo.asx

Photos:

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

About New York Hall of Science:

New York Hall of Science (NYSCI) is New York City’s only hands-on science center and a national leader in informal science education. Annually, it serves more than 500,000 people of all ages and backgrounds to experience the wonders of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Founded during the 1964–1965 World’s Fair, NYSCI is recognized for its groundbreaking exhibitions, innovative educational programs, youth development and mentorship programs, professional development initiatives for K-12 teachers, and special events such as the annual World Maker Faire. Every day, NYSCI works to inspire the world about the opportunities of a future fueled by science and invention through a guiding philosophy called Design-Make-Play. This approach is centered on deep engagement, personal relevance, open-ended exploration, imaginative learning and self-efficacy. Noticing Tools™ are the latest embodiment of Design-Make-Play. The apps and supporting materials for educators foster deeper engagement and learning in science, technology, engineering and math. For more information, visit nysci.org.

About Nasdaq:

Nasdaq (Nasdaq:NDAQ) is a leading provider of trading, clearing, exchange technology, listing, information and public company services across six continents. Through its diverse portfolio of solutions, Nasdaq enables customers to plan, optimize and execute their business vision with confidence, using proven technologies that provide transparency and insight for navigating today's global capital markets. As the creator of the world's first electronic stock market, its technology powers more than 70 marketplaces in 50 countries, and 1 in 10 of the world's securities transactions. Nasdaq is home to more than 3,600 listed companies with a market value of approximately $9.6 trillion and more than 10,000 corporate clients. To learn more, visit: nasdaq.com/ambition or business.nasdaq.com.

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Source:The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.