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Memorabilia from Johnny Cash’s manager

Fans and researchers of Johnny Cash can now glean new insights from the perspective of his Canadian manager, Saul Holiff, through an extensive archive of memorabilia recently donated by the Holiff family to UVic Libraries. The archives and related exhibit "Volatile Attractions: Saul Holiff, Johnny Cash, and Managing a Music Legend,” chronicle the highs and lows of this astonishing relationship.

Field hockey alumni raise $80k for new award

In April 2017, former University of Victoria Vikes women's field hockey player Carmen (Kirkness) Asche passed away after a courageous battle with cancer. Field Hockey alumni gathered together to drive the creation of an endowed award in her honour and on Feb. 24 first-year Vikes defender Anna Mollenhauer became the award's inaugural recipient.

Farmers' gift to Vikes

Chancellor Emeritus Murray Farmer and his wife, Lynda's generous gift to the university has established the Vikes High Performance Fund, intended to provide important financial support to high performance athletic initiatives that will benefit Vikes student-athletes in realizing their full potential, while contributing to the university's reputation of excellence.

CFUW new awards

Members from the Victoria chapter of the Canadian Federation of University Women joined us on National Indigenous Peoples Day to sign gift agreements to establish three new awards in the faculties of Education and Human and Social Development. Two of the awards are directed to Indigenous students.

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