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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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Taste buds may play role in fostering obesity in offspring
The researchers’ findings were published July 31 in Nature Scientific Reports. Maternal exposure to a high-fat diet during the perinatal period – before the animal gets pregnant – appears to induce physical, detectable changes in the taste buds...
  • Food Science
  • Food
  • Health + Nutrition
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NSF funding to help erase upstate NY’s digital divide
Cornell faculty will collaborate with community partners around New York – through Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) in each county – to set up networks based on low-power wide-area network (LPWAN) technology, a form of low-frequency radio....
  • Atkinson Center
  • Community and Regional Development Institute
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension


Cornell project to explore digital agriculture through physical, social science lenses

Led by Jaron Porciello, associate director of research data engagement, the research initiative will study inclusive digital services for farmers and the potential benefits for productivity and income gains for smallholder producers. The project...

  • Department of Global Development
  • Digital Agriculture
  • Global Development
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‘Egg-Vengers’ battling local food insecurity
The team – dubbed the “Egg-Vengers” – has set up a system to collect hundreds of surplus eggs from the Cornell Poultry Farm and donate them to area food pantries each week. They also are hatching a plan to serve breakfast burritos to Cornell...
  • Animal Science
  • Food
  • Health + Nutrition