Cortana Academic

Microsoft's Cortana digital assistant offers alerts on a variety of topics for Windows Phone and Windows 10 users. The company is now adding new academic topics as part of its notebook feature.

Cortana Academic screenshots

As shown in the screenshot, the Academic menu selection should be visable as part of Cortana's Notebook menu. Tapping on it will bring up a page that will allow users to select the field or fields of study that Cortana should look for on the Internet, along with sliders that lets users turn on or off notifications and alerts for news, papers and conferences on those topics.