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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

A waterfall in Casadilla Gorge

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Cornell encourages safe practices in gorges

The gorges on Cornell’s campus are part of its iconic beauty, and generations of Cornellians have been inspired by hiking through them – but their beauty can belie their potential danger.

  • Cornell Botanic Gardens
  • Nature
cows in a row in a dairy barn

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This report from Agricultural Finance and Management at Cornell, Cornell Dairy Farm Business Summary Analysis Program, was published in a PRO-DAIRY alert distributed to an email list of nearly 7,000 dairy producers, agriservice and legislators...
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • PRO-DAIRY
  • Animal Science
Solanum lycopersicoides growing in a BTI greenhouse

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A team of researchers has assembled a reference genome for Solanum lycopersicoides, a wild relative of the cultivated tomato, and developed web-based tools to help plant researchers and breeders improve the crop.

  • Boyce Thompson Institute
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Plant Biology Section
A small grey and brown bird sitting on a branch

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The free machine-learning powered tool can identify more than 3,000 birds by sound alone, generates reliable scientific data and makes it easier for people to contribute citizen-science data on birds by simply recording sounds.

  • Lab of Ornithology
  • Animals
2022 Jeanie Borlaug Laube WIT Award Winners BGRI

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  • Department of Global Development
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Global Development