Posts By: Kimani Isaac

Second Leg of the Journey to Rabat: Boston to London

So, I made it to Boston safe and sound, thank goodness. I only have 20 mins until I get on my flight to London, which doesn’t have any wifi, TVs, or hallmark of modern technological civilization, apparently. It’s fine. I’m not panicking about being on a metal bird for 6 hours with no wifi…not one… Read more »

All is Quiet on the Midwestern Front

I finished my finals last Thursday, and the past five days have been a blur of packing. I have flashbacks of my things strewn everywhere, until they got folded and then pressed into a cube of cardboard, ready to be stored in a friend’s apartment. If you’re a prospective student reading this, or just someone… Read more »

What’s in a Name? Redemption.

So far my days have blended together like the colors I mix to paint with: wake up, paint while listening to music, cook, paint again, and when my recommended hours are over (or I’m just too tired to continue) I watch TV. I did a check in today with my adviser, which went well, and… Read more »


I’m Kimani, and my Undergraduate Research Project is based on synesthesia, a neurological condition in which some of the five senses are “cross-wired” in the brain, causing people to experience things like “tasting shapes” or “hearing color.” For my eight weeks, I’ll be painting what a synesthetic person experiences. This will be in order to… Read more »