ANN ARBOR, MI – Legendary General Motors executive Edward Cole wanted his son, Dave, to attend MIT after he graduated from Redford High School near Detroit in 1955, but Dave Cole had different ideas. He wanted to attend Michigan State University to study agriculture, after working on his grandparent’s dairy farm in western Michigan since he was a tyke. The younger Cole ultimately chose the University of Michigan here, where he went on to earn four degrees capped by a doctorate in ...

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