Cornell CALS' response to COVID-19 

CALS is closely monitoring developments related to COVID-19 and following steps the university is taking to ensure the health, safety and well-being of our community. As part of this action, the majority of CALS offices are currently on remote work plans. Review all college communications and available resources for students, faculty and staff.

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For The Media

Are you a member of the media?

We can help connect you with our experts in food, agriculture, human health, environmental, communication, energy and sustainability issues.

Our team works closely with Cornell's Media Relations Office, the university's liaison to local, regional, nation and international media. The university regularly posts:


Let us know how we can help you by contacting Samara Sit, associate dean, at 607-254-5137 or samara.sit [at] (subject: Media%20Inquiry) .

For Government Relations

Our CALS representative in the New York State Capitol in Albany, NY, is Julie Suarez, Associate Dean for Government Relations, jcs443 [at], 518-434-4157. Cornell's contact for government relations in Washington, DC, is Dianne Miller, Senior Director of Federal Relations, dc_office [at], 202-434-8039.