Student Experiences

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The IDR provides unique opportunities including business focused international mediation competitions, technology backed innovation and entrepreneurship experiences. The IDR umbrella delivers cross-disciplinary training through entrepreneurship and innovation idea creation, international field work, research and mentorship in order to meet the mission statement and objectives of the institute.

New Jersey City University Entrepreneurship Pitch Competition

In 2021, the Institute for Dispute Resolution’s Entrepreneurship and Innovation NJCU—Jersey City Connect Program at New Jersey City University has partnered with Greg Dell’Aquila, Chief Executive Officer of JDA Group and the founder of Mission 50, as a sponsor for the 1st ever Entrepreneurship and Innovation Pitch Competition. All New Jersey City University students are open to apply with an individual or team-based business idea for a chance to win $5000 to be used for the creation of this business. This will be the first part in a Hudson-county wide pitch competition, also sponsored by Greg Dell’Aquila, for a chance to win another $5000. The winners of the respective Saint Peter’s University, Steven’s Institute for Technology, and Hudson County Community college pitch competitions will also be participating.

Watch the 2022 Pitch Competition Here

 

CIANJ International Networking Event – March 2022

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Professor David Weiss and Dr. Michael Arbitblit brought two International NJCU Students to this networking event and they had the opportunity to speak with the representatives of their home country of Belgium.

STEM From Dance & Lulu’s Wine Bar Pitch Competition – Spring 2021

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IDR onsite visit to Dayton Mediation Center to learn about Transformative Mediation. Professor David Weiss, Dr. Michael Arbitblit, Steering Committee Member Jennifer Brandt went to visit Dayton Mediation Center to learn about Transformative Mediation with their team. Included in photograph is Aaron Primm.
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NJCU Bloomberg MYOB Showcase - WATCH HERE

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Global Business Sister City Agreement Showcase - WATCH HERE

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Welcome Michael Arbitblit to IDR Team, photographed with Professor David Weiss, Dr. Jennifer McDevitt, and Viktor Madar-Dank (2020)

International Mediation Competition (ICC)

This annual event is the only moot devoted exclusively to international commercial mediation and it is ICC's biggest educational event. During the Competition, university students face complex, international business problems, which they attempt to resolve by mediation conducted under the ICC Amicable Dispute Resolution (ADR) Rules. (website)

Competitions

2019

Date: February, 2019
Place: Paris, France
Name: 14th ICC Mediation
Schools: NJCU School of Business & Seton Hall Law School 

TEAM
Dr. David Weiss - Coach 
Dr. Maurice Robinson - Coach 
Neel Patel - NJCU Alum 
Collin Officer - NJCU Alum 
Melissa Marler - Attorney 
Ameya Pendse - Attorney

2018

Date: February, 2018
Place: Paris, France
Name: 13th ICC Mediation
Schools: NJCU School of Business & Seton Hall Law School   

TEAM
Dr. David Weiss - Coach 
Dr. Maurice Robinson - Coach 
Bhaumil Patel - NJCU Alum
Jake Buke - NJCU Alum
Tatiana Kitaigorovski - Seton Hall University Alum
Jason Castle - Seton Hall University Alum

Vienna Mediation Competition

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Lamon Kafa won the best opening mediation statement check in Vienna Mediation Competition.