Temple Grandin

Temple Grandin to speak Oct. 22, event also livestreamed

NOTE: The event has sold out.

UPDATE: Due to the extreme amount of interest in Grandin's presentation, her talk will also now be livestreamed at

October 1, 2019 - Temple Grandin, world-renowned professor of animal science at Colorado State University, will speak about “Educating Different Kinds of Minds” at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls on Tuesday, Oct. 22, at 6:30 p.m. in the Riverview Ballroom in the University Center. The public is invited.

Grandin is one of the most respected experts on humane animal handling in the world and a prominent author and speaker on both autism and animal behavior.

A book signing will follow her presentation, where five of her books (“Calling all Minds,” “The Autistic Brain: Thinking Across the Spectrum,” “Animals Make Us Human,” “Animals in Translation,” and “The Way I See It”) will be available for purchase.

Tickets to the lecture are $10 and can be purchased in person from the Information Desk in the University Center. Advanced ticket purchase is encouraged as the event is likely to sell out. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. prior to the presentation and seating will be on a first come, first served basis.

The event is being hosted by the UWRF Alpha Zeta Fraternity and Animal Welfare Lab. Grandin’s last visit to campus was in 2014.

For more information, email Ariel Graveen at or Elizabeth Knoebel at

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