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The Animal Welfare Program at the Faculty of Land and Food Systems invites you to join us for an evening featuring world renowned animal welfare expert, Temple Grandin. Dr. Grandin has revolutionized livestock handling facilities all over the globe and has dedicated much of her life to improving the lives of animals. She is also widely known for advancing the cause of people with autism. Dr. Grandin will give a talk on high standards in animal welfare and how they can be maintained.

Temple Grandin, who is a Professor of Animal Science at Colorado State University, has appeared on 20/20, 48 Hours, and 60 Minutes, as well as being featured in People Magazine, the New York Times, and Forbes. In 2010, Time Magazine named her one of the 100 most influential people. Drawing on her advhe has a 2010 TED Lecture titled “The World Needs ALL Kinds of Minds.” She has also authored over 400 articles in both scientific journals and livestock periodicals on animal handling, welfare, and facility design. Her books “Animals in Translation” and “Animals Make Us Human” were both on the New York Times best seller list. Her life story has also been made into an HBO movie titled “Temple Grandin”, staring Claire Danes, which won seven Emmy awards and a Golden Globe.

The talk will include a Q&A session followed by a reception with light refreshments featuring pork from Urban Digs Farm.


Thursday, February 25, 2016
5:30pm – 7:30pm
Cost: $10 per person ($5 for registered students)
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