Environmental Science and Studies

Kappa Alpha Omicron

Kappa Alpha Omicron (KAO) is the honor society in interdisciplinary environmental science. The Greek letters of the organization stand for the perspectives that can be used to address environmental issues: Kosmos (the universe), Anthropos (humanity), and Oikos (household [“ekos”]).

The Iota Chapter of KAO offers students working on interdisciplinary environmental issues a hub for networking across disciplines and countries, and recognition for outstanding interdisciplinary work.

The KAO honor society also promotes and encourages new students to enter environmental fields while providing a foundation to support the expansion of environmental research.