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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).

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A trip to the grocery store today is an exercise in balancing budget against nutritional need. For many community members, these calculations lead to decisions based on economy and convenience. For historically underserved populations, this...
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
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by Ben Maracle In New York State, drought is seldom a topic of discussion especially in spring when it seems to rain every other day. The first New York Drought Summit brought together academics, educators, state, local, tribal, regional, and...
  • New York State Water Resources Institute
  • Northeast Regional Climate Center
  • Climate Change
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Sixteen faculty and staff in Cornell’s contract colleges have received 2023-24 State University of New York Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence, which recognize superior professional achievement.

  • Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management
  • Department of Communication
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Damaged grape berries combined with vinegar flies are a recipe for promoting sour rot, a disease that lowers vineyard yields and wine quality.

  • Entomology
  • Department of Entomology
  • Fruits