Halliburton donates $5 million to Texas A&M to support global study abroad program

A Halliburton complex in far Southwest Houston is seen in this July 17, 2006, file photo. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan, File)

Halliburton has given a gift of $5 million to the Dwight Look College of Engineering at Texas A&M University to establish the Halliburton Engineering Global Program, which will provide students with international experiences so that they are better prepared to work and succeed in a changing global economy.

The new program will include faculty-led study abroad programs, industrial internship experiences overseas and research experiences at overseas academic institutions and laboratories.

The Halliburton Engineering Global Program provides students with unique opportunities to experience and learn engineering and business practices of different societies in the context of local culture and tradition. Students also have the opportunity to learn to collaborate and compete with the global talent with which they will interact over the next several decades of their careers.

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