05/08/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Columbia Applauds Alum Kathryn Bigelow's Big Win

Columbia School of the Arts alum Kathryn Bigelow got the top honor at tonight's Academy Awards as "Best Director" for her film "The Hurt Locker," a fictional story about the war in Iraq.

Not only did Bigelow score for "Best Director," but "The Hurt Locker" picked up five other Oscars, including "Best Picture."

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