Texas A&M chemistry graduate student Lupita Aguirre '22 takes a closer look at one of the nearly 170 crystal entries submitted for the 2021 U.S. Crystal Growing Competition, judged Jan. 8 at Texas A&M University.

ALL THAT GLITTERS: Texas A&M Hosts Judging for National Crystal Growing Competition

Jan 20, 2022
“There are few experimental results that can compete with the satisfaction of obtaining beautiful, perfect crystals when everything goes well. We were excited to host the USCGC this year in the Department of Chemistry at Texas A&M, and I’m grateful to everyone who helped with the judging."
Dr. Michael Nippe, Texas A&M chemist and USCGC Regional Coordinator