Three grads from the Commercial Animation program were on film crews that won Academy Awards this year! Clio Chiang and Sarah Airriess worked on Disney's Paperman (as Story Artists and Supervisor of 2D Line Animation respectively). Paperman won the Oscar for Best Animated Short.
Ben Anderson was one of two lead visual effects animators working on Life of Pi, which won the Oscar for Best Visual Effects.
Congratulations, Sarah, Ben and Clio!
Here are their links: