Heidi Noonan-Day

Instructor of Management


JD University of Iowa; B.A. (Political Science) University of Iowa.

Teaching Interests

Legal and Social Environment of Business, Business Law II, CPA Law Review, and Topics in Law for the M.B.A.

Professional Accomplishments

Following graduation from law school and before joining the UNI faculty, Heidi Noonan-Day practiced law for over a decade. Her primary emphasis was in criminal law, family law, contracts, juvenile justice and appellate work, writing for and appearing several times before the Iowa Court of Appeals and the Iowa Supreme Court. She maintains her status as an active attorney and is a current member of the Iowa State Bar Association. She continues to use her law background through engagement with organizations that provide support to victims of domestic abuse.

For the University of Northern Iowa UNIBusiness, she has taught Legal and Social Environment of Business, Law II, Topics in Law for the M.B.A.s, Regulation Review for the CPA, and frequently assists in the MPDC Certificate Program as an instructor. She has been awarded the student-chosen CBA Outstanding Faculty of the Year Award for 2003, 2005 and 2007. She is also the Faculty Advisor for Panther Leadership Service Club, a member of the President's Disability Advisory Council, and operator of a free legal advice clinic for students and faculty.

Heidi has published in The Journal of Legal Studies Education and her work has been highlighted in the Chronicle of Higher Education. Her continuing research is in furtherance of her exploration of campus violence and liability of a university in the event of campus violence.

Latest News & Views

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Did You Know you Can Create Polls in Zoom?

If you’re prepared for each meeting with an agenda and/or classroom instruction and you’d like to take a poll, simply set one up prior to the meeting directly in Zoom. It’s easy to do and you’re able to share the results with participants during the meeting and download the results.

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How to Look Like a Rockstar in Zoom

Zoom has become the virtual meeting platform of choice for thousands of people due to the COVID-19 pandemic. If you’re new to Zoom, or virtual meetings in general, the idea of online meetings can be overwhelming for us who’ve never worked or taken classes from home.

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How to Successfully Lead an Effective Team of Newly Remote Workers

COVID-19 is forcing us to make organizational adjustments that are outside of the comfort zone for some. Although it’s been reported that 43 percent of employees work remotely with some frequency, leading a team of employees from afar can feel daunting, especially if those employees are new to working from home. 

3 months 2 weeks ago
How does this UNI business student, all-American athlete and entrepreneur find the time?

University of Northern Iowa senior wrestler Bryce Steiert (Management) had never commercially mowed a lawn before he started a landscaping business.
“That’s kind of how he competes,” said UNI wrestling head coach Doug Schwab of Steiert’s willingness to jump into something new. “We’ll have a little bit of a plan for his matches, but he knows where he wants to go.”​

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Will capitalism sustain us?

As I write this, I am attending a class, Alternative Economic and Monetary Systems, in Vienna.

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