Purdue researcher’s border wall proposal focuses on renewable energy, not immigration policy

WEST LAFAYETTE — Purdue researchers’ claim that the border wall could pay for itself spread like wildfire on social media this week.

The Facebook post linking to the research proposal amassed 12,500 shares and counting.

However, the social media attention also came with nearly 300 comments, many of which asked why a public university like Purdue was weighing in on such a controversial political issue.

Senior strategist for Purdue’s Office of Public Affairs Steve Tally said he had never seen a

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