Maison Française

Chemist Hervé This and chef Michael Laiskonis introduce note-by-note cooking at the

Chef and Columbia alumnus Jacques Pépin (GS '70, GSAS '72) came back to campus to celebrate the opening of the new kitchen at Maison Française in Buell Hall.

Edith Piaf singing at the Maison Française, November 16, 1947.

A century ago, when Paris was the center of Western culture, Columbia President Nicholas Murray Butler could boast of knowing just about every important person in France.

Stéphane Hessel at the Sept. 27 event, sponsored by the Columbia Maison Française

Image credit: Eileen Barroso/Columbia University

Stéphane Hessel, a 93-year-old French Resistance leader who survived imprisonment in concentration camps to become an ambassador and human rights activist, came to Columbia on Sept.