College kicks off January Series


Calvin College's January Series is heard by more than 68,000 people — on campus or via live broadcasts at remote locations. Photo via

A month-long speaker series in Grand Rapids is starting on Wednesday.

The Calvin College January Series features 15 speakers on a variety of topics weekdays through Jan. 23.

A range of speakers will be featured during the series: Katherine Boo, a staff writer at The New Yorker and a Pulitzer Prize winner; Kevin Olusola, of the Grammy-winning vocal quintet Pentatonix; and Jeremy McCarter, the co-author of “Hamilton: The Revolution” with Lin-Manuel Miranda; and others.

The event begins at 12:30 p.m. each day in the Covenant Fine Arts Center Auditorium, at 1795 Knollcrest Circle SE.

Each January Series event is shown live on large screens at more than 50 locations.

People can also livestream the events online.

More information about the speakers and how to access the series is online

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