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John P. Ranck 
Professor of Chemistry

Hobbies: 

Classical Music: 22-year member of the Hershey Symphony Orchestra (French Horn). 

Woodworking: Especially furniture building. 

Bicycling: 50 - 80 miles per week during the summer. Two metric centuries during last several years. 

Intermational Travel and Living: Lived in Denmark for a year in 1970-71 and again (with students) during the fall semesters of 1994 and 2002 -- see Copenhagen Semester in Chemistry.  Other recent trips to Moscow, St. Petersburg, Tallinn, Peoples Republic of China (1995, with People-to-People delegation on "Computers in Education"), Budapest, Bratislava, and Prague.

Genealogy: Ranck, Wink, Snyder, Peck, Stouffer, Bucher, Kohr, Darr