RAISE 2024 is a public informatics, data science and analytics competition for students.

Hosted by Rutgers Bloustein School’s Master of Public Informatics (MPI) program, the inaugural competition challenge “Does News Media Spread Fear of AI?” will aim to discover dominant themes in media coverage of AI by analyzing news headlines.

RAISE 2024 is a great opportunity for talented students to showcase their informatics, data science, analytics, and problem-solving skills.

Register your team:

RAISE 2024 Registration Form

Important dates:

  • Priority team registrations: Feb 15 2024
  • Submission deadline: March 10 2024
  • Finalists announced: March 14 2024
  • Final materials submission: April 14 2024
  • Final in-person round at the Bloustein School, New Brunswick, NJ: April 19 2024


  • Teams of 2-5 members can register for either the undergraduate or graduate track. Upon confirmation of registration, the team will receive the RAISE-24 AI news headlines dataset and further instructions.
  • The competition is open to currently enrolled undergraduate and graduate students from accredited US institutions. Participants must be legally residing in the US for the entire duration of the competition.

For additional information and terms, please visit: go.rutgers.edu/RAISE2024