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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The anxiety young people have about maturing in their twenties has lead to the word "adulting" becoming quite popular. It's a useful, albeit somewhat glib, catch-all term for taking care of yourself. Doing your laundry? Adulting. Scrambling an egg? Adulting. In truth, the real sign of adulthood is living a life that's within your control, and for that, there are several iOS apps to help. With these five apps, anyone can "adult" -- or at least fake it when they need to. 


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Do you use Gmail for your business or personal email correspondence? Do you want to improve your email experience, rather than rely on Google's standard email interface? Thanks to developers within the email productivity space, there are a growing number of productivity apps available for Gmail users. Following are five powerful Gmail productivity tools to consider adding to your email routine:

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UNI releases new COVID-19 dashboard

The University of Northern Iowa today begins its release of COVID-19 test results. This routinely updated aggregate data, shared in a way that protects individuals’ privacy, is available here. The dashboard will be updated each Friday and Monday. “Timely, accurate information is a powerful tool for fighting COVID-19, and we believe everyone in the community deserves to have access to it as we work together to stop this virus,” said President Mark A. Nook.

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UNI's MBA program seeking potential clients

University of Northern Iowa MBA program is seeking clients for student capstone experience. This course is the comprehensive application of the MBA curriculum in a strategic context.

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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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