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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

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News

Cornell researchers have the opportunity to take a long stride toward an alternative future full of possibility, with support from Global Cornell’s new Global Grand Challenge: The Future. On Jan. 29 Global Cornell opened what will be the...

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News

James W. Lorbeer, whose research on diseases of onion and other vegetables grown in organic soils aided growers around the world, died Oct. 5, 2023, in Ithaca. A professor emeritus of plant pathology, Lorbeer was 91.

  • Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology Section
  • Plants
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News

Mandayam Parthasarathy, Ph.D. ’66, whose research shifted fundamental understanding of internal plant structures, died Aug. 7 in Ithaca. A professor emeritus of plant biology, Parthasarathy was 91.

  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Plant Biology Section
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Report

This fact sheet authored by PRO-DAIRY business management specialist Jason Karszes was shared in the January 2024 PRO-DAIRY e-Leader newsletter, distributed to an email list of nearly 7,000 dairy producers, agriservice, and legislators. Hired...
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • PRO-DAIRY
  • Animal Science