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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.

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Latest from the CALS Newsroom

Sea turle swims in the ocean.


A new study led by Colleen Miller, Ph.D. ’23, suggests light pollution’s effects on coastal marine ecosystems are negatively impacting everything from whales and fish to coral and plankton.

  • Lab of Ornithology
  • Ecosystems
Two women look at a screen on lab equiptment.


The program helped Alexa Schmitz, Ph.D. ’18, and colleagues explore the market potential for their sustainable way of extracting rare earth elements used in many electronics.

  • Biological and Environmental Engineering
Chef Chantay Skrine chopping vegetables in a commercial kitchen



Chef Chantay Skrine is dicing onions for her collard greens. Skrine, owner of Sweetay’s LLC in Binghamton, N.Y., is at work in a shared commercial kitchen on the campus of Cornell Cooperative Extension Broome County. The past two years have been...
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • Food
Hands connect wires in a cup suspended between leafy plants.


The 20 finalist startups battling for $3 million in prize money in the fifth annual Grow-NY Food and Agriculture Business Competition were selected from more than 320 applicants, including 81 entries from New York state.

  • Center of Excellence in Food and Agriculture
  • Food Science
  • Agriculture