RSS Feeds

This page lists all of the RSS feeds offered by UMass Boston. To subscribe to a feed, click on the topical link below. Your Web browser will provide instructions about how to add a feed to your bookmarks. After clicking on a link below, you can also copy and paste the Web page address (URL) into your feedreader software.

What is an RSS News Feed?

RSS (or "Really Simple Syndication") provides an easy way to be notified of new content on the UMass Boston web site. Once you have subscribed to a news feed in your feedreader software, you can browse new UMass Boston headlines as they come in. The process varies by software, but in general, you will need to copy the link to the feed you want and enter it into your feedreader software. You can subscribe to as many feeds as desired. All feeds are free.

How do I use RSS News Feeds?

There are two typical methods for using RSS:

  • Using a program known as a news aggregator or reader to collect, update, and display RSS feeds
  • Incorporating RSS feeds into web logs

There are many free or commercial news aggregator or reader programs available for download. Other services are web-based and allow you to subscribe to RSS feeds and display the content inside your browser. Below are links to RSS feed readers and further information on using RSS feeds.