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An Evening with Temple Grandin

  • Wednesday, November 20, 2019, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

An Evening with Temple Grandin

SpecialFree Event

SUNY Oneonta Alumni Field House

Wednesday, Nov 20, 2019 at 6:30 PM (ET) to Wednesday, Nov 20, 2019 at 8:30 PM (ET)

Temple Grandin is a professor of animal science at Colorado State University and she has been a pioneer in improving the handling and welfare of farm animals.

She was born in Boston, Massachusetts. Temple’s achievements are remarkable because she was an autistic child. At age two she had no speech and all the signs of severe autism. Many hours of speech therapy, and intensive teaching enabled Temple to learn speech. As a teenager, life was hard with constant teasing. Mentoring by her high school science teacher and her aunt on her ranch in Arizona motivated Temple to study and pursue a career as a scientist and livestock equipment designer.

Dr. Temple Grandin obtained her B.A. at Franklin Pierce College in 1970. In 1974 she was employed as Livestock Editor for the Arizona Farmer Ranchman and also worked for Corral Industries on equipment design. In 1975 she earned her M.S. in Animal Science at Arizona State University for her work on the behavior of cattle in different squeeze chutes. Dr. Grandin was awarded her Ph. D. in Animal Science from the University of Illinois in 1989 and is currently a Professor at Colorado State University.

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Last updated November 15, 2019