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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

Wheat field

News

Adjusting the sowing dates for wheat in eastern India will increase untapped potential production by 69%, new research shows, helping to ensure food security and farm profitability as the planet warms.

  • Department of Global Development
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Soil and Crop Sciences Section
Cornell summer students walk through a sunny Ho Plaza towards McGraw Tower.

News

Mildred Warner, professor of city and regional planning in the College of Architecture, Art and Planning and global development in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, has been honored for her work to promote age-friendly communities...

  • Department of Global Development
  • Global Development
  • Development
nickrent accepting fellowship

News

  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Plant Biology Section
Footprints discovered on an archaeological site are marked with a pin flag on the Utah Test and Training Range.

News

Human footprints believed to date from the end of the last ice age have been discovered on the salt flats of the Air Force’s Utah Testing and Training Range by Cornell researcher Thomas Urban.
  • American Indian and Indigenous Studies Program