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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

ROTC graduates standing on a stage being sworn in


During Cornell’s Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) commissioning ceremony in Bailey Hall on May 28, retired U.S. Army Col. Craig Unrath paused before swearing in his daughter, Megan Unrath ’21, as an Army second lieutenant.
A bustling port


The study, “Declining Diversity of Wild-Caught Species Puts Dietary Nutrient Supplies at Risk,” published May 28 in Science Advances, focused on the Loreto region of the Peruvian Amazon, where inland fisheries provide a critical source of...
  • Natural Resources and the Environment
  • Agriculture
  • Animals
Man walks through a research vineyard.


An anonymous gift of $1.5 million to support Cornell AgriTech research will improve grapevine health, quality, yields and profitability in New York state’s wine and grape industry through the creation of an endowed graduate student research...
  • Cornell AgriTech
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Horticulture Section
A person doing lab research


The Cornell China Center (CCC) has announced six new grant awards, totaling $140,000, to support research by Cornell faculty teams partnering with researchers in China.
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Plant Biology Section
  • Biological and Environmental Engineering