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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.

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Latest from the CALS Newsroom

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News

Two populations of flycatchers that evolved on different remote islands separately developed the same trait – all-black feathers – according to a new study that used machine learning to understand the process that shaped the birds’ genome.
  • Lab of Ornithology
  • Evolution
  • Genetics
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The Muhogo Bora is a three-year project executed by Cornell University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, and implemented by the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) and Tanzania Agricultural Research Institute (TARI)...
  • Department of Global Development
  • Global Development
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News

Stacy Furgal woke up early to meet the truck at the stocking barge. She wanted to be there in person when the lake trout from the Dwight D. Eisenhower National Fish Hatchery in Chittenden, Vt., were piped into Lake Ontario. Two weeks prior, she...

  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • New York Sea Grant Institute
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News

At the upcoming Conference of the Parties – best known as COP27 – 11 Cornell students will help delegations from small countries gain a stronger environmental voice.

  • Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
  • Department of Global Development
  • Climate Change