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NAMI Gets Star Power to Spotlight Mental Health

NAMI Mercer’s annual Harvest of Hope Wellness Conference — held virtually this year — runs Sunday, October 4, through Thursday, October 8, with programs reflecting the National Alliance for Medical Illness’s goals to promote well-being, raise awareness about mental health challenges, and transform the way people view mental illness in order to foster more inclusive communities.

Cartoonists on Putting Their Lives on the Line

Cartoons may look like the sidekicks to the printed word, but the eyeful of realization they offer can be quicker to make a point than a mouthful of words.

Behind the Scenes with Ken Wilkie

Cartoonist Ken Wilkie provided a map of sorts to his creative process and how a glance or an overheard comment can be transformed into visual and punch lines.

Opportunities

Christmas plays, singing classes, activities for kids, and more.

Princeton Symphony Goes Live at Morven

The Princeton Symphony Orchestra is using a small presentation to make a big statement on Thursday, September 24, when the PSO Brass Quintet performs at Morven Museum & Garden.

Survival Guide

Princeton Community Works Launches Conversation Series

Princeton Community Works is launching a series of free online discussions to bring nonprofits together in these challenging times.

Virtual Business Meetings September 30 to October 7

Upcoming webinars address topics related to COVID-19 as well as general business concerns.

Forum to Showcase PU’s Innovation Pipeline

All manner of research — with all manner of potential real-world applications — will be on full display, in a virtual setting, at the annual Innovation Forum presented by Princeton University’s Keller Center on Tuesday, September 29.

Virtual Business Meetings, September 23 to 30

Upcoming webinars address topics related to COVID-19 as well as general business concerns.

What’s Your Emotional Intelligence?

The authors of "Leading by Feeling: Nine Strategies of Emotionally Intelligent Leadership' give a talk through Princeton Public Library on September 16.

Virtual Business Meetings September 16 to 23

Upcoming webinars address topics related to COVID-19 as well as general business concerns.

The ‘Big Game Hunter’ Has Tips for Your Job Hunt

Jeff Altman, a career, leadership, and executive coach who uses the moniker “Big Game Hunter,” leads a virtual session on interview skills for the Professional Service Group of Mercer County on Friday, September 11.

Fast Lane

On the Move: Princeton U., McCarter, ETS

Princeton University has announced a $20 million donation and revealed plans for the new art museum. ETS has added an investment arm. McCarter Theater introduced three new trustees.

On the Move: MSNJ, Rutgers, Novitium, and More

MSNJ is launching an insurance denial registry. Rutgers social work students have partnered with CIS. Richard Tang Yuk is leaving the Princeton Festival. Novitium in expanding in East Windsor.

Springdale: 125 Years Old and Getting Younger

Few golf clubs in the United States are old enough to hold 125th-anniversary parties, but Springdale Golf Club in Princeton is one club that can claim that distinction.

On the Move: YWCA, Amazon, Deaths

The YWCA Princeton has a new director of development. Amazon is hiring 7,000 workers in New Jersey, including 2,500 in Robbinsville.

Commentary

How Lines of Thought Became Lines of Type

The lines of thought on the cover gave us our own lines of thought about the issue and the image.

Truth in Accounting Has Bad News for NJ

Truth in Accounting, a Chicago, Illinois, nonprofit dedicated to educating and empowering citizens with government financial information, releases an annual report on the health of each of the United States. The report just released reports the following — with grim news for New Jersey.

Letters to the Editor

The Sourland Conservancy thanks participants in the Sourland Spectacular. The League of Women Voters urges citizens to ensure their voter registration is in order.

The Arts in the Current Era

This year’s Fall Arts Preview is new in a way no other in memory has been.