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Paris, Mon Amour - Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis in der Reid Hall

Originally home to the Dagoty Porcelain Factory in the 18th century, Reid Hall has hosted international undergraduate and graduate programs over the past century, welcoming over 800 students annually.

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In the summer of 1949 a Vassar College student named Jacqueline Bouvier came to Paris for a year abroad to study the French language and culture.

I have learned not to be ashamed of a real thirst for knowledge that I had always tried to hide, she recalled in 1951 of this formative time, which she also described as her happiest year a new article Published in Die New York Times .

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Paris inspired and transformed the young Jacqueline, who later became First Lady of the United States during the presidency of her first husband, John F. Kennedy. She lived with a host family and studied art history and literature at Reid Hall, now the seat of the Columbia Global Centers | Paris, part of a network of educational institutions in nine cities around the world. Today, the Reid Hall, together with the Columbia Institute for Ideas and Imagination, is a central Parisian center for American and French academic exchange and offers public lectures and seminars throughout the year. It is also home to Columbia University's undergraduate programs in Paris, which date back to 1966 and are the first choice for students looking to study abroad.

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