Welcome back to Ahead of the Curve. I’m Karen Sloan, legal education editor at Law.com, and I’ll be your host for this weekly look at innovation and notable developments in legal education.

This week, I’m checking in on the efforts of the Peking University School of Transnational Law to transition to a fully online program in a matter of days due to coronavirus containment efforts. The Shenzen, China, school is getting some help from online legal education pioneer Mitchell Hamline School of Law. Next up is a look at UC Irvine’s new “UCI Law in NYC” program, which is intended to help students with an interest in practicing in the Big Apple gain a networking foothold in the city. Read on!