Monday, October 19, 2015

Dr. Temple Grandin to speak at UTRGV


UTRGV - Temple Grandin Ph.D.

"I am
different …
Not less."
– Temple Grandin, Ph.D.
Temple Grandin
Temple Grandin, Ph.D., is the most accomplished and well-known adult with autism in the world. A best-selling author, Dr. Grandin, who was named one of the 100 most influential people in the world by TIME Magazine in 2010, is coming to Edinburg, Texas to shine a light on the world of autism and the welfare of livestock animals.
Dr. Grandin, who presently works as a professor of animal science at Colorado State University and speaks around the world on both autism and cattle handling, will be on the UT Rio Grande Valley Campus in Edinburg for a two-day special event.
Hear from and get inspired by Dr. Grandin, an accomplished inventor, author, speaker and animal welfare expert, whose life was featured in a full-length HBO film – “Temple Grandin” – starring Claire Danes. She has written numerous best-selling books on autism including “The Way I See It: A Personal Look at Autism and Asperger’s.”
Discover how Dr. Grandin is inspiring millions with her story and how her work is transforming the livestock industry.

Monday, October 26, 2015
9:30 a.m.
My Experiences with Autism
(Performing Arts Complex)
Tuesday, October 27, 2015
10 a.m.
Understanding Cattle Behavior
(Performing Arts Complex)
Tickets will be available for pick up at the
Human Development & School Services Office
EDUC 1.272 at the UTRGV Campus in Edinburg.
For more information, call
(956) 665-3466 or (859) 536-9857

Tickets are free to the public and can be picked up at the Human Development & School Services Office EDUC 1.272 Edinburg Campus, or you can email mailto:johnny.salinas01@utrgv.edu to reserve tickets.


UTRGV - Temple Grandin Ph.D.