Betty Smocovitis has prepared for 2020 for more than 25 years.
The UF College of Liberal Arts and Sciences biology and history professor’s class, The History and Evolution of Infectious Disease, has taken on a new purpose — even if it’s one she didn’t envision this year.
“It’s one things to be talking about wars and monarchs who’ve died, talking about the Black Death,” Smocovitis said. “It’s another thing to be looking at your president not doing what they’re supposed to be doing.”
It’s a relevancy UF professors realized these last three semesters as they adjust…