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The Office of Marketing and Communications services CALS faculty, staff and students by providing news and feature coverage of research, teaching and extension and outreach news. We write and edit a wide variety of content for the Cornell Chronicle as well as our college-wide publications, websites and social media platforms.

We coordinate with the Cornell Office of Media Relations to distribute news releases and tip sheets for reporters and other entities. We also assist journalists who request information or interviews of CALS' personnel.

If you are a member of the media seeking to contact a CALS researcher, staff member or student, please contact Samara Sit, associate dean, Office of Marketing and Communications.

Latest from the CALS Newsroom

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News

SIPS Community Commits to Diversity and Inclusion
In response to the growing awareness of the need to support marginalized groups, faculty, staff, postdoctoral associates, and graduate students in Cornell University’s School of Integrative Plant Science (SIPS) began meeting last fall to map out...
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
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News

Buckley elected to American Academy of Microbiology
Congratulations to SIPS Professor Dan Buckley, elected in February as one of 65 new Fellows of the American Academy of Microbiology. Fellows represent an honorific leadership group with the American Society of Microbiology (ASM) elected annually...
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Soil and Crop Sciences Section
  • Microbiology
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News

Food security research grants propel graduate student work in Africa
Two graduate students working with Professor Rachel Bezner Kerr have received funding for research focused on increasing food security from the Cornell Atkinson Center for Sustainability. Doctoral students Emily Baker and Emily Hillenbrand...
  • Department of Global Development
  • Global Development

News

$750K awarded for intercampus research

The Office of Academic Integration has awarded $750,000 in seed grants to 10 studies ranging from refugee health and legal rights, to a vaccine treating fentanyl addiction and overdose, to pancreatic cancer and antibiotic tolerance.

  • Microbiology
  • Department of Communication
  • Microbiology
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Spotlight

Power and place in ecological systems

  • Department of Global Development
  • Global Development
  • Environment