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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] cornell.edu.

Latest from the CALS Newsroom

Concord grapes in baskets

News

Cornell AgriTech and the New York State Center of Excellence for Food and Agriculture have announced the 12 finalists for the New York Concord Grape Innovation Award, a first-of-its-kind business competition aimed at stimulating innovation and...
  • Center of Excellence in Food and Agriculture
  • Cornell AgriTech
Bird with a large yellow spot and green tail feathers

News

A September expedition to Papua New Guinea confirmed via video the existence of the black-naped pheasant pigeon, a critically endangered species that has not been reported for 140 years.

  • Lab of Ornithology
Photo of libe slope from the side with yellow flowers from the wild garden in the foreground and Uris library and the clocktower in the distance.

News

Faculty from seven Cornell colleges have been named Engaged Faculty Fellows through the David M. Einhorn Center for Community Engagement, joining a network that is committed to advancing engaged teaching and scholarship at Cornell and in their...

  • Food Science
  • Microbiology
  • Communication
A man and a woman standing in the middle of field with a robot between them.

News

The robots will roll through vineyards and gather data to allow breeders and growers to evaluate their crop leaf by leaf, in real time, down to the chemical level.

  • Cornell AgriTech
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Digital Agriculture