Dawn Magnuson is a junior, commuter student majoring in psychology. In addition, she served six and a half years in the United States Marine Corps. Dawn chose psychology as her major because she wants to work at the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs in the future.
Dawn has found guidance and support from Assistant Director of the University Honors Program, Dr. Jes Cisneros. Dr. Cisneros has been helpful in guiding her to find research opportunities on campus.
Dawn doesn’t have much spare time balancing her classes and raising her 12-year-old son. She plans to bring her son to the upcoming football games. Despite her busy schedule, she hopes to make the most of her NIU experience and inspire her son.