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Temple Grandin. Photo: Rosalie Winard.

A night with Temple Grandin: March 11

The Western College of Veterinary Medicine (WCVM) at the University of Saskatchewan is hosting a special evening with Temple Grandin at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, March 11, in Saskatoon.

Tickets are now on sale at Saskatoon's TCU Place.

Grandin, a professor of animal science at Colorado State University, is a world-renowned expert on livestock handling facilities and design. She is also the most accomplished and well-known adult with autism in the world.

Her fascinating life, with all its challenges and successes, was the focus of the 2010 HBO film, Temple Grandin. She has been featured on National Public Radio, major television programs such as the BBC special "The Woman Who Thinks Like a Cow," ABC's Primetime Live, The Today Show, Larry King Live, 48 Hours and 20/20.

Her life and her abilities have also been written about in many national publications such as TimePeople, Forbes, U.S. News and World Report, and The New York Times.

Grandin speaks around the world on autism, cattle handling, animal behaviour and animal welfare.

For more information, contact Dr. Joe Stookey or Jennifer Molloy at the WCVM. 
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