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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

Hands hold tray of meat alternative called Salm'n.


Three student teams took home top honors and a total of $10,000 for creating meat alternatives that deliver on nutrition, creativity and sustainability at the finals of Cornell’s inaugural New Food Product Competition, held April 22 at Cornell...
  • Cornell AgriTech
  • Food Science
Group shot of participants at training


En español. Food Forests, also known as Edible Forests, sees community growers cultivating edible perennial plants, such as fruit and nut trees, berries, roots and flowers etc. in an arrangement that is functional, productive, and often...
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Horticulture Section
Timothy Ravis


Timothy Ravis, whose research focuses on uncovering the social, political, and economic impediments to a green energy transition in Indonesia, is the first RANA Prize winner at Cornell.
  • Department of Global Development
  • Energy
  • Climate Change
Graphic from the Washington Post


In her latest investigative project, the Washington Post staffer Jenn Abelson '00 and Daily Sun alum delves into a controversial tool of modern policing.