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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] (cals-comm[at]cornell[dot]edu).

Latest from the CALS Newsroom

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CIDER unites 24 faculty across campus and the world, along with students, staff, researchers and external partners, to create and share knowledge.

  • Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management
  • Applied Economics
A woman in a red blazer, brown curly hair, and glasses holds a piece of paper with a man with a buzz cut and a blue jacket. It reads "George D. Levy Engaged Teaching and Research Award, J. Nathan Matais."


Students in COMM 2450 are studying the impact of the world’s first AI-related hiring transparency law. Assistant professor J. Nathan Matias received the George D. Levy Engaged Teaching and Research Award for leading the community-engaged project...

  • Department of Communication
  • Communication
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EPA restrictions against broad spectrum pesticides are imminent. What does that mean for the future of Eastern grape production? Dave Combs, research support specialist in Dr. Katie Gold’s Grape Pathology Laboratory at Cornell AgriTech, shares his take on what grape disease management will look like in a post-broad-spectrum world.
  • Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology Section
  • Viticulture and Enology
  • Crops
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One year since Dead & Company’s iconic show at Barton Hall, proceeds from the fundraiser have begun to flow to its climate-fighting recipients.

  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Soil and Crop Sciences Section
  • Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management