Haley Hawbaker

Who are you?

Name: Haley Hawbaker

Major: Industrial Engineering

Minors/Certificates: Business

Year: Junior

Hometown: Bettendorf, Iowa

What is one piece of advice you would give to an incoming freshman?

Manage your time wisely and make time for fun.

What organizations outside the college of engineering do you belong to?

Alpha Phi, Sparkles Cheerleading Team, Intramural Soccer

How are you an "engineer ... and something more"?

Although engineering is a big part of my life, I have many other interests. I enjoy running, lifting, and especially cycling. I am also the president of my student organization and promote inclusiveness around campus.

Is there something else you'd like to tell us about yourself?

My brother and aunt graduated from the University of Iowa in Industrial Engineering.

What is your favorite part about being a student at The University of Iowa?

I love the overall sense of community and how friendly everyone is. There is so much to do on campus and so many interesting people.

Who is your favorite professor and why?

Geb Thomas is my favorite professor because he is super intelligent and a great teacher, but also laid back with a great sense of humor.

What has been your favorite course?

My favorite class has been Information Systems Design.

What do you enjoy doing in your free time at The University of Iowa?

I enjoy spending time with my friends, napping, and exercising