Spotlight on Dr. Magaña

1. Tell us about yourself.
I grew up in the Kansas City area and I’m thrilled to be able to live here again! My educational background is in biology but my interests are quite broad.

2. What courses do you teach at UMKC?
I teach the Senior Honors Thesis/Project Practicum, Anchor courses, and Biology courses.

3. What do you like to do in your free time?
I love gardening and taking care of my five snakes.

4. What is the best advice you can give to a college student?
Don’t run yourself ragged; take a break when you need to. It’s an investment in your well-being and prevents burnout.