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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.

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Class

Online Cider & Perry Production Foundation
Join CINA for the most in-depth introduction to cider & perry production available online, with live discussions with industry experts. Please note: This online course begins on February 10th and includes a live (virtual) session every Wednesday...
  • Cornell AgriTech
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Webinar

Organic Dairy Systems Summit
Free Organic Dairy Systems Virtual Summit to be held December 8th from 10 AM to 2:15 PM EST. Topics include: Organic Dairy Research State of the Organic Dairy Industry Market Outlook for the Organic Dairy Industry Challenges and Opportunities...
  • Organic
  • Food Science
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Webinar

Bridging the Grand Canyon: How to Connect with Someone Whose Views are Completely Different from Yours
In this workshop, faculty and staff will learn what causes distress over social and political differences, how to manage the physical experience of that stress, and how this allows us to have a meaningful conversation with someone whose views...
Max Gomera

Seminar

COVID-19, development and environment: New social contracts for the economic recovery process
Perspectives in International Development Seminar Series COVID-19 has challenged existing frameworks on economic development and the role of public policy in transforming societies. Few development experts imagined the depth and breadth of the...
  • Department of Global Development
  • school of integrative plant science
  • Dyson School
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News

Sontag Foundation grants $1.2M for brain cancer research
The awardees are Marcos Simoes-Costa, assistant professor of molecular biology and genetics in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, and Dr. Dan A. Landau, associate professor of medicine and a member of the Sandra and Edward Meyer...
  • Molecular Biology and Genetics
  • Development
  • Genetics