“Connecting Bridges and Borders” on Youtube

The Institute for Dispute Resolution (IDR) at New Jersey City University (NJCU) announced that its new Youtube channel was officially launched in March of 2020.The Institute for Dispute Resolution (IDR) at New Jersey City University (NJCU) announced that its new Youtube channel was officially launched in March of 2020.

The IDR’s first video series, “Connecting Bridges and Borders”, has been gaining momentum and support in the local community and beyond. The episodes, each of which is hosted by a member of the IDR, feature engaging conversations involving members of the international academic, entrepreneurial, and professional worlds.

Created by Professor David Weiss, Dr. Jennifer McDevitt, and Michael Arbitblit, the program offers unique perspectives surrounding the most relevant topics amid the COVID-19 pandemic, including business, education, innovation & technology, and pandemic economics.

The Institute for Dispute Resolution at NJCU is a platform under the School of Business that seeks to promote international negotiation and mediation techniques to manage disputes in cross border commercial and general conflict resolution forums.

You can find the Chanel of NJCU IDR Connecting Bridges and Borders on the YOUTUBE.


The IDR Connecting Bridges and Borders program presented a new podcast:

The Future of the EU: A Discussion with Prof. David Weiss and Doctoral Candidate Laura Skillen”

Eu titleDr. Weiss’s conversation partner is Laura Skillen, a doctoral candidate of the University of Kent and Executive Director of International Mediation Institute (IMI). Laura, originally from Tasmania, Australia, is currently living in Brussels, Belgium and is wrapping up her PhD research on Political Blame.

In the episode of this podcast, Dr. Weiss and Laura Skillen discuss how the EU will overcome its own polarization while also dabbling into comparisons to current US politics.

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Dr. David Weiss, director of the IDR, sits down with two renowned Indian scientists, Dr. Taral Mehta and Dr. Gaurang Shah, as well as Sridhar Rajagopalan and Mohit Singh Arora, to talk about combating the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as recent breakthroughs in research on the novel virus.

Dr. Mehta shares the exciting and potentially groundbreaking news that Indian virologists have found that the COVID-19 vaccine might prevent contraction of the virus for years to come, unlike the flu vaccine, which must be received annually. They also disclose that the BCG vaccine, which has been used in India to fight tuberculosis for years, slows the transmission of COVID-19.

The Indian government, as Dr. Shah explains, has converted roughly 5,000 train cars into working hospitals. The roundtable participants discuss the positive impacts of India’s response to COVID-19 is having at home and around the globe.

Mohit Singh Arora, a Risk Management Professional, speaks about Robin Hood Army’s initiative to provide meals and goods to those in need for 30 consecutive days, among other amazing plans.

“It is a tremendous honor to be represented by the IDR as they engage in revelatory conversations regarding the global fight against COVID-19.” — Dr. Sue Henderson, NJCU President

”The podcast programs at NJCU IDR focus on global business and global affairs providing both unfiltered and an unbiased approach to how we get our information and how we make informed decisions: academics play a vital role to connect borders and build bridges through sustainable academic innovation” — Dr. David Weiss, IDR Founder, and Director.

The IDR started this podcast series to hold meaningful conversations about today’s most pressing issues. Podcasts are a helpful tool for educating oneself and maintaining global relationships even amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Institute for Dispute Resolution at NJCU is a platform under the School of Business that seeks to promote international negotiation and mediation techniques to manage disputes in cross border commercial and general conflict resolution forums.

The IDR would like to extend their gratitude to Startup Tribes Inc. for all their help and support with this podcast.
StartUp Tribes Inc. is an organization that aims to facilitate the growth of virtual startup ecosystems. StartUp Tribes provides centralized software for connections, guidance, experts, mentors, and resource mapping for young people interested in entrepreneurship and innovation. Startup Tribes provides guidance from the first draft of an idea all the way through its launch.

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Source: NJCU / IDR/ Amhuncham