Story updated at 2:49 p.m. Wednesday Carl Lejuez, who served as the interim provost and executive vice chancellor at the University of Kansas for nearly 18 months, was named Wednesday as the permanent provost at the University of Connecticut.
A FiveThirtyEight Chat
– Mar 25, 3:00 AM
Welcome to FiveThirtyEight's weekly politics chat. The transcript below has been lightly edited. sarahf (Sarah Frostenson, politics editor): With the spread of the new coronavirus in the U.S., the 2020 Democratic primary is on a bit of a hiatus.
President Trump's approval rating has improved slightly amidst the coronavirus pandemic. But the short-term gains, reflecting a possible rally-around-the-flag effect at the time of national emergency, may not hold. On the contrary, the strong…
The news many observers had been waiting for finally came Tuesday, when International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced that the 2020 Tokyo Olympics would be postponed by a year. Until then…