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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

Spotlight

Meet our faculty: Nathan Yang

Academic focus: Marketing, behavioral analytics, empirical industrial organization, (mobile) health and wellness, and retail strategy Research summary: My recent research has been focused on leveraging behavioral science, big data, machine...

  • Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management
  • Health + Nutrition
  • Behavior

Spotlight

Meet our faculty: Nathalie Trottier

Academic focus: My primary responsibility and focus at Cornell is teaching in the area of animal nutrition. This fall semester, I am teaching a new course on nutrition of felids and canids (cats and dogs), and in spring of 2021, I will be...

  • Animal Science
  • Health + Nutrition
  • Animals

Spotlight

Meet our faculty: Meredith Holgerson

Academic focus: Freshwater ecology Research summary: I study ponds, which I think of as underdogs in freshwater science. Ponds dot the landscape, comprising over 75% of the world’s lakes, not including the hundreds of millions of additional...

  • Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
  • Water

Spotlight

Meet our faculty: Megan Greischar

Academic focus: Within-host ecology and the evolution of parasite traits Research summary: My research focuses on parasite life history within the host — that is, the timing of replication and transmission — traits that are not easy to...

  • Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
  • Disease
  • Biology