FBI Director James Comey's disclosure in the final days of the 2016 election that the bureau had revived its investigation of Hillary Clinton's emails was "unethical and unprecedented," said Douglas Charles, associate professor of history at Penn State Greater Allegheny, during a program Feb. 6 at Penn State Behrend in which he discussed his study of the FBI and its handling of sensitive information.
Former FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover used rumors and unverified allegations to keep political opponents out of office, said Douglas Charles, associate professor of history at Penn State Greater Allegheny.
Baseball fans have long believed that left-handed pitchers have an advantage. They might, says Clare Porac, a professor of psychology at Penn State Behrend, but not just because they're rare. Batting averages are lower when more lefties are throwing, she says.
Ehsan Hoque, a 2004 graduate of Penn State Behrend, has developed a computer program that can read users' body language, eye contact and smile intensity. MIT Technology Review has named him one of the top 35 innovators under the age of 35.