“Terracotta Army: Legacy of the First Emperor of China” opened to the public on Nov. 18 at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, featuring ten […]
As most people who took biology in high school know, the mitochondria is the powerhouse of the cell. According to Dr. Shilpa Iyer, assistant professor in the Department of Chemical and Life Science Engineering at VCU, the mitochondria is important because it’s the part of the cell that controls how much energy you have.
At first glance, the red brick structure housing the VCU da Vinci Center’s new space seems orthodox. After crossing the threshold of 807 Cathedral Place, however, it’s apparent that students are entering a haven for creativity.