living green wall

Bringing the outdoors in at the University of Maryland School of Nursing.

On any given day at the University of Maryland School of Nursing (UMSON), students can be found studying, collaborating, and, quite simply, just taking a breather in front of UMSON’s new living green wall, the two-story focal point of the Virginia Lee Franklin Lounge.

The living green wall was installed as part of the renovated, expanded footprint of the first and second floors of UMSON.

“We didn’t have a lot of student space where students could hang out, work in small groups together. And this has created that opportunity,” says Jane Kirschling, PhD, RN, FAAN, the Bill and Joanne Conway Dean.

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