News feed to your homepage
Drupal makes this easy. In the "Primary Content" vertical tab, all the way at the bottom is a field called "News Category to Display on Homepage". Begin typing your UVM news tool group name here -- the system should autocomplete your entry if you aren't completely sure what that is.
Note: You will want to make sure in your "Customize Display" vertical tab that you are using a template that supports news on the homepage.