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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

Dried up corn

News

Extreme heat threatens to reverse progress made in combating early child malnutrition as the planet continues to warm, according to Cornell research focused on five West African nations.

  • Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management
  • Food
  • Global Development
A farmer stands in a field

News

Larger organic farms operate more like conventional farms and use fewer sustainable practices than smaller organic farms, according to a new study that also provides insight into how to increase adoption of sustainable practices.

  • Cornell Atkinson
  • Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management
  • Department of Global Development
Livestock Pavillion

Field Note

  • Animal Science
  • Agriculture
  • Animals
The Pew Sundial on the Engineering Quadrangle in fall.

News

Dan Aneshansley, Ph.D. ’72, professor emeritus of biological and environmental engineering, whose research impacted the state’s dairy and fruit production, died July 3. He was 79.

  • Biological and Environmental Engineering
  • Neurobiology and Behavior