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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 us at cals-comm [at] cornell.edu (cals-comm[at]cornell[dot]edu).

Latest from the CALS Newsroom

A woman wearing purple gloves and holding a blue folder crouches in a field and speaks to another woman in a mask.

News

Grad student grants support sustainability, biodiversity

Awarded graduate students will study sustainability, biodiversity, accelerating energy transitions, advancing human health, increasing food security or addressing climate change.

  • Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
  • Cornell Atkinson
  • Biodiversity

News

On March 14 and 15, a series of free public events at Mann Library will celebrate Russian novelist and former Cornell professor Vladimir Nabokov's lesser-known but impactful contributions to the science of collecting, classifying and...

  • Entomology
  • Department of Entomology
  • Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Malus sieversii apple trees at Cornell AgriTech

News

Fire blight costs the U.S. apple industry an estimated $100 million annually in crop losses. New research from Cornell AgriTech may help apple breeders develop resistant varieties and give growers a more sustainable solution in managing the...
  • Cornell AgriTech
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology Section
The outside of the Biotechnology Building on a grey cloudy day. It is a building with five floors, peach concrete walls, and sixteen windows per floor covering the entire span of the building.

News

Campus engineers have verified that the building – tailored for energy efficiency, including a recent retrofit of four rooftop exhaust stacks to recover heat – now saves the university nearly $670,000 a year.

  • Energy
  • Biology
Three men standing on stage in front of a sign that reads "$250,000"

News

Somewhere along the way from growing up in Iran, earning a doctorate degree in organic chemistry and moving to the United States to become a postdoctoral fellow in food chemistry at Cornell University, Mohammad Arshadi developed a unique passion...
  • Center of Excellence in Food and Agriculture