NMHU Cowboy News Roundup — March 30, 2011

Highlands Foundation Sponsors First Rubber Duck Race Ever on Gallinas River April 9
Rubber ducks will be swimming the waters of the Gallinas River in Las Vegas, April 9, for New Mexico Highlands University’s first Going Quackers fundraiser for its Foundation. Meet at 11 a.m. on the banks of the Gallinas, just south of Bridge Street, to cheer for your little ducky in the race. Click Here to Read More

2011 NMHU Alumni Golf Tournament
Friday, April 29, 1 p.m., $15,000 Hole-in-One cash prize and many otherprizes. Click here for more information

Highlands Develops New Hydrazine Abatement Technology for NASA and Commercial Use
New Mexico Highlands University developed new hydrazine abatement technology that could dramatically change the way NASA cleanses decommissioned spacecraft like the space shuttle Discovery, which flew its last mission in March. Click Here to Read More

Music Faculty Brass Recital April 9 at 3 p.m. in Margaret Kennedy
The New Mexico Highlands University music faculty will present a brass recital, April 9 at 3 p.m., featuring the compositions of Galliard, Mozart, Rimsky-Korsakov and Persichetti.  Click Here to Read More

Cirque Montage Performs in Ilfeld April 10
New Mexico Highlands University presents Cirque Montage, April 10 at 4 p.m., in the university’s historic Ilfeld Auditorium, 900 University Ave. Cirque Montage has a national and international reputation for dazzling audiences with its traditional and cutting-edge circus acts featuring acrobats, aerial strap artists, balancers, contortionists, jugglers, acro-dancers, and much more. Click Here to Read More

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Two New Highlands University Regents Sworn In
Two new regents for New Mexico Highlands University were sworn in at the Board of Regents meeting, March 30.  New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez appointed Frank Marchi to the board of regents along with student regent Caitlin Syner.
“I’m very pleased with Governor Martinez’s appointments, as both Marchi and Syner have the leadership skills and commitment to Highlands that will move the university forward,” said Highlands University President Jim Fries. Click Here to Read More

Events on Campus

World Literature Reading Group
All discussions will begin at 7 p.m. in the Despertarse Café.
      Thursday, April 14     The God of Small Things/Arundhati Roy

Dr. Robert Bell Fine Art Print Lecture Series
4 p.m., 2nd Floor Art Viewing Room
For additional information, call Bob Read at 505.454.3338      
      April 13     Old Masters Religious Fine Art Prints:  Durer, Rembrandt, & Hogarth

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Zias Sweep Cowgirls in Non-Conference ActionCowgirls Take RMAC Lead in Five Events
Carissa Alexander highlighted a host of good performances as the Highlands University women's track and field team opened the outdoor season at the Springtime Invitational hosted by the University of Texas-El Paso on Saturday March 26. Highlands athletes took the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference performance list lead in five events following the weekend action. Click Here to Read More

Cowgirl Basketball Gives Back to Las Vegas
The Highlands Cowgirl basketball team has been busy since the end of the season. The Cowgirls have been actively involved in community service in Las Vegas. The team has volunteered their time at Vida Encantada Nursing and Rehab since February. The Cowgirls also participated in Keep America Beautiful campaign on 3/27.  Click Here to Read More

Fowler Named RMAC/Rawlings Pitcher of the Week
Highlands' Greg Fowler has been named the RMAC/Rawlings Pitcher of the Week. Fowler earned this honor after a masterful performance on the mound for the Cowboys against CSU-Pueblo on 3/27. Click Here to Read More

2011 Cowboys Set to Start Spring Drills
Highlands football kicks off their 2011 Spring Drills on 3/28. The Cowboys first year head coach Eric Young and staff are ready to hit the field with their Cowboys and begin a new era of Cowboy Football. The Cowboys will suit up for eleven practices culminating with the Spring Showcase on 4/16 starting at 2 p.m. Coach Young has brought in a very experienced staff that has worked at all levels and is very excited about taking the reins of the Cowboy Football program.  Click Here to Read More

Upcoming Games

04.01.11 | 7 p.m.
Mesa State College
Grand Junction, CO

04.02.11 | 12 p.m.
Colorado State University – Pueblo (DH)
Pueblo, CO

04.02.11 | 1 p.m.
Mesa State College (DH)
Grand Junction, CO

04.02.11 |
W. Track & Field
University of New Mexico – Tailwind invite
Albuquerque, NM

04.03.11 | 11 a.m.
Colorado State University – Pueblo (DH)
Pueblo, CO

04.03.11 | 12 p.m.
Mesa State College
Grand Junction, CO

04.06.11 |
W. Track & Field
NMHU Joe Abrams Classic
Las Vegas, NM

04.06.11 | 2 p.m.
Eastern New Mexico University
Las Vegas, NM