Better Learning With Beer!

Kiggins Theatre

Vancouver, Washington

Science on Tap at the Kiggins is produced in partnership with Washington State University Vancouver

Science on Tap is a science lecture series where you can sit back, enjoy a pint, and laugh while you learn. Listen to experts talk about the science in your neighborhood and around the world. You don’t have to be a science geek to have fun—all you need is a thirst for knowledge!

Wednesday, July 25, 2018, in Vancouver

Music and the Aging Brain: A Discussion and Concert

A special second Vancouver event in July! Our brains undergo numerous changes that affect memory, motor, and sensory functions as we age. Many of these changes are amplified in diseases like Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia. Could music limit the effects of aging and neurodegenerative diseases? At this event, learn from Dr. Larry Sherman… GET DETAILS

Wednesday, August 8, 2018, in Vancouver

Fishing for Clues: What Zebrafish Can Tell Us About Human Skin Color

The world is a colorful place, and pigments are responsible for coloring everything in nature...from the needles of evergreen trees to your pet’s fur to the skin and eyes of your loved ones. Melanin, the black pigment found in humans, generates eye, hair and skin color, but we do not completely understand how it is… GET DETAILS

Wednesday, September 12, 2018, in Vancouver

Ebola, Culture, and Politics

The Ebola virus causes a frightening and deadly disease most commonly found in central and west Africa, and the most effective efforts to control it combine both medical intervention and cultural understanding of the people it threatens the most. Without context, the fact that village people often flee, refuse to cooperate, and sometimes physically attack… GET DETAILS