Dr. Temple Grandin to speak, Monday, October 23, 2017

Dr. Temple Grandin

Dr. Temple Grandin

Dr. Temple Grandin, professor of animal science at Colorado State University, noted animal handling and welfare expert, and champion for those who are autistic, will give a lecture entitled, “It Takes All Kinds of Minds” on Monday, October 23, 2017 at 7 PM in Rudder Theatre on the campus of Texas A&M University. The lecture is sponsored by the E.M. “Manny” Rosenthal Chair in Animal Science and is free to the public. Seating is limited and will be on a first-come, first-served basis. Doors to Rudder Theatre will open at 6:30 PM.

Representatives of Dr. Grandin’s book publishers will offer many of her titles at the event. Dr. Grandin will autograph books beginning at 6:15 PM and will continue after her lecture.

Dr. Grandin received an honorary degree from Texas A&M University in August 2014, and her life was featured in the award-winning HBO film entitled, “Temple Grandin.” Dr. Grandin last visited the Department of Animal Science in 2015 for a series of lectures and small-group meetings. She will be lecturing and meeting with faculty and students in the department beginning on Monday, October 23 through Thursday, October 26, 2017.

Dr. Grandin receiving honorary degree

Dr. Grandin receiving honorary degree

Dr. Temple Granding lecturing in ANSC 107

Dr. Temple Granding lecturing in ANSC 107

For more information about Dr. Temple Grandin, please go to www.templegrandin.com. For more information about Dr. Grandin’s visit, please contact Jeff Savell at j-savell@tamu.edu or Dan Hale at dhale@tamu.edu.

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