The University of Washington, Bothell, is holding a "Freshman Preview Day" Jan. 7 as part of its expansion to include a freshman class.

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The University of Washington, Bothell, is holding a “Freshman Preview Day” Jan. 7 as part of its expansion to include a freshman class.

The university’s Bothell campus, which has served only transfer students, will have a freshman class starting in fall 2006. The preview day will give students a glimpse of what life will be like on the campus.


The events take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Faculty and students will be on hand to discuss their experiences, and those attending the event will get a look at academic programs and student services. Reservations for the event should be made by Jan. 4. The priority-application deadline for the first freshman class is Jan. 15.


To RSVP for the event or for more information, call 425-353-5000 or e-mail askuwb@uwb.edu



Bothell


Citizens to help draft


plan for downtown


The city of Bothell is taking applications for a citizen group that will advise city officials on a new plan for downtown. The Downtown Stakeholders Resource Group will help create the plan over the next year or two.


Applicants should submit a letter of interest that explains their reason for interest, applicable skills and how the applicant learned about the resource group. Letters will be accepted Jan. 3-31. They can be mailed to the City of Bothell, 9654 N.E. 182nd St., Bothell, WA 98011, e-mailed to bill.wiselogle@ci.bothell.wa.us or faxed to 425-486-2489.


Bothell


Recycler-composter


classes to start Feb. 7


King County is offering free compost classes in February and March.


Residents who take part in the eight-week Master Recycler Composter Program are then expected to volunteer at least 40 hours teaching others.


The training starts Feb. 7 at the University of Washington, Bothell, 18115 Campus Way N.E. Classes run 6:15-9 p.m. Tuesdays through March 28. Three Saturday sessions also are planned.


Applications are due Feb. 3. All residents of King County outside Seattle are eligible.


For more information, call Karen May at 206-296-4353 or go to www.metrokc.gov/dnrp/swd/mrc


Seattle Times Eastside bureau