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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

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Voters anxious ahead of election, students’ national poll finds
Surveying a nationally representative sample of more than 1,100 adults, students in the class “Taking America’s Pulse” found that former vice president Joe Biden held a strong national-level lead among likely voters over President Donald Trump...
  • Department of Communication
  • Communication
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Miller Ham ’88 Makes a Splash in the Supermarket Industry
What started as a job that Ham envisioned lasting a few years until she figured out what her "real career" would be has transformed into a fulfilling 32-year career. After getting her foot in the door with Hannaford, Ham has worked for the same...
  • Food
  • Applied Economics


Laidlaw Scholars undergraduate program comes to Cornell

Cornell students who are passionate about changing the world can now join an international network of like-minded emerging leaders as Laidlaw Scholars, in the Laidlaw Undergraduate Research and Leadership Program. The global program – supported...

  • International Programs
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Psychological ownership improves care of public parks, lakes
One type of kayaker turned out to be five times more likely than another to pick up a stray flip flop or water bottle – items researchers had planted so each person would pass one regardless of their route. What was the difference? Before they...
  • Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management
  • Behavior
  • Environment
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Cornell donates 37 tons of produce to fight food insecurity
When new safety protocols forced Antonio DiTommaso, professor and chair of the Soil and Crop Sciences Section in the School of Integrative Plant Science, to downsize his field trials this spring, he was left with 1,800 surplus cabbage seedlings...
  • Cornell University Agricultural Experiment Station
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Soil and Crop Sciences Section