A great man is one who collects knowledge the way a bee collects honey and uses it to help people overcome the difficulties they endure - hunger, ignorance and disease!
- Nikola Tesla

Remember, remember always, that all of us, and you and I especially, are descended from immigrants and revolutionists.
- Franklin Roosevelt

While their territory has been devastated and their homes despoiled, the spirit of the Serbian people has not been broken.
- Woodrow Wilson

Paul Yovovich

Mr. Paul G. Yovovich is a Co-Founder, President, Principal, Director, and Member of Executive Committee at Lake Capital. He co-founded the firm and serves in this position since 1998. Mr. Yovovich co-founded Lake Capital Partners, L.P. and Lake Capital Partners II, L.P and serves as their President and Principal. He has more than 30 years of experience as a Senior Executive, Principal Investor and Corporate Director. Prior to this, he Founded Lighthouse Global Network. Prior to this, Mr. Yovovich served as the Chief Executive Officer of Huron Consulting Group Inc. since April 2004.. He also served as the President of Lake Capital Management LLC. He served as the President and Chief Operating Officer of Advance Ross Corporation from 1993 to 1996. From 1982 to 1992, he served as an Executive Officer of Centel Corporation, where he served in a variety of executive positions. He also served as the President of Central Telephone Company and Centel’s largest operating unit. Prior to Centel, Mr. Yovovich served as a Vice President in the Investment Banking Unit at Dean Witter. He has been a Director of GATX Corp. since July 20, 2012. He also serves as a Member of the Board of Directors at Lake Capital, FishNet Consulting, Inc., DVC Worldwide, LLC; Archstone Consulting; Dutko Holdings LLC; Nth Degree Global, LLC; APAC TeleServices, Inc.; Comarco, Inc.; Illinois Superconductor Corporation; Empower Software Solutions, Inc. and Mastering, Inc. He has been a Director of Vestcom International, Inc. since May 2007. He serves as a Trustee of the University of Chicago. He served as a Director at 3Com Corp. from 1997 to July 26, 2007 and also served as its Lead Independent Director. Mr. Yovovich served as a Member of the Board of Director at APAC Customer Service Inc. which he joined in July 1996. He served as a Director of Lighthouse Global Network until September 2000. He served as a Member of the Board of Directors at U.S. Robotics Corporation from 1991 to June 1997. He served as a Member of the Board of Directors at Advance Ross Corp. from 1993 to 1996; and Huron Consulting Group Inc. from October 29, 2004 to January 31, 2006. He served as a Director of Focal Communications Corporation and Lante Corporation. He also served as a Member of the Board of Directors at May & Speh Inc. Crain’s Chicago Business has chosen him annually as one of ‘Who’s Who’ and ‘Who’s Who in Technology’. He is a Certified Public Accountant. He received an M.B.A. degree and a B.A. degree from the University of Chicago.

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Dragoslav D. Šiljak

Dragoslav D. Šiljak (born 1933 in Belgrade, Serbia) is a professor of Electrical Engineering at Santa Clara University, where he holds the title of Benjamin and Mae Swig University Professor. He received the Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering in 1963 from the University of Belgrade.

He is the author of the book 'Decentralized Control of Complex Systems', Academic Press (1991).

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On Divine Philanthropy

From Plato to John Chrysostom

by Bishop Danilo Krstic

This book describes the use of the notion of divine philanthropy from its first appearance in Aeschylos and Plato to the highly polyvalent use of it by John Chrysostom. Each page is marked by meticulous scholarship and great insight, lucidity of thought and expression. Bishop Danilo’s principal methodology in examining Chrysostom is a philological analysis of his works in order to grasp all the semantic shades of the concept of philanthropia throughout his vast literary output. The author overviews the observable development of the concept of philanthropia in a research that encompasses nearly seven centuries of literary sources. Peculiar theological connotations are studied in the uses of divine philanthropia both in the classical development from Aeschylos via Plutarch down to Libanius, Themistius of Byzantium and the Emperor Julian, as well as in the biblical development, especially from Philo and the New Testament through Origen and the Cappadocians to Chrysostom.

With this book, the author invites us to re-read Chrysostom’s golden pages on the ineffable philanthropy of God. "There is a modern ring in Chrysostom’s attempt to prove that we are loved—no matter who and where we are—and even infinitely loved, since our Friend and Lover is the infinite Triune God."

The victory of Chrysostom’s use of philanthropia meant the affirmation of ecclesial culture even at the level of Graeco-Roman culture. May we witness the same reality today in the modern techno-scientific world in which we live.