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Apr 27, 2011

Tornado Volunteers Needed

Put on your work boots. NC State is organizing a service project this Saturday, April 30, to help people recovering from the recent tornadoes. 

Apr 19, 2011

NC State to Join Shaw Cleanup

NC State faculty, staff and students will join the cleanup effort at Shaw University on Thursday, April 21. 

Apr 19, 2011

Red Cross Needs Telethon Help

The American Red Cross needs volunteers to help staff a telethon Wednesday, April 20, at the WRAL studio on Western Avenue near campus. 

Apr 18, 2011

Minimal Storm Damage on Campus

NC State suffered little damage in a weekend storm that battered the state, generating tornadoes that roared into Raleigh Saturday afternoon with wind speeds exceeding 100 mph. 

Jul 15, 2010

Study in Stormy Weather

Dr. Matthew Parker and a team of grad students chased tornadoes from West Texas to South Dakota over the last two summers. They'll spend the next decade digesting the results of 10 weeks of field work. 

May 22, 2009

Chasing the Whirlwind

NC State researchers will spend part of their summer finding out what makes tornadoes tick. Dr. Matthew Parker, associate professor of marine, earth and atmospheric sciences, and a team of NC State graduate students will be in Tornado Alley from May 10 to June 13 as part of the VORTEX2 project – the largest and most ambitious effort ever made to understand tornadoes. 

May 7, 2009

Chase the Whirlwind

NC State researchers will spend part of their summer finding out what makes tornadoes tick.