By Jenna Duncan
To finance seven ongoing construction projects across the University of North Texas System, officials had to sell bonds in January to pay for the work.
In addition to the regular finance team, James Verfurth, a senior finance major, accompanied the team for a two-day trip to New York to work with financial service companies JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Barclays to sell $264.1 million worth of bonds.
Over two days, Verfurth sat in meetings with UNT and bank officials, watched the bonds go to market and met with a variety of executives at both companies.
“It was an eye-opening experience...